From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain itg.ie)
Date: Tue 09 May 2000 - 13:31:45 IST
On Tue, 9 May 2000, Justin Mason wrote:
> BTW Paul are you serious about older versions of pine running attached
> shell scripts?? That's *so* broken.
not quite as bad as that. :)
but older versions of pine had a mime-parsing bug, which meant it was
possible to get pine to run arbitrary shell commands by sending it the
right mime-headers. :(
search bugtraq for "pine mime"
(wouldn't be surprised if similar bugs existed in other unix mail handlers
that parsed mime).
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