Subject: Re: vulnerability list change
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/28/2002 22:40:32
In message <20020629011235.A94F14B25@coconut.itojun.org>, email@example.com wri
>>> >From download-vulnerability-list:
>>> New vulnerability list (15224 bytes) is smaller than existing list (15232
>>> Was something removed intentionally, or is this bad?
>>The bind-9.2.1 vulnerability line was removed, since bind-9.2.1 is not
>>vulnerable IIUC. Normally, the file size should be increased anyway,
>>but this seems to have been overlooked this time.
> maybe i should have commented out the line instead? sorry for
Yes, absolutely -- download-vulnerability-list won't overwrite a list
with a shorter one. I had to remove my old one manually.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)
http://www.wilyhacker.com ("Firewalls" book)