Subject: Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: local root compromise in openbsd 3.0 and below]
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Jan Schaumann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/2002 15:04:06
"Steven M. Bellovin" <email@example.com> wrote:
> This is a *really* old attack -- does it really still work? My very
> quick tests suggest that it doesn't under NetBSD, because, as mail(1)
> says in describing -I:
> In particular, the `~' special character when sending mail
> is only active in interactive mode.
Oh, yeah. S'ppose I should have RTFM'd more carefully.
Anyway, good to know.