From: Firestarter (firestart at domain esatclear.ie)
Date: Wed 06 Oct 1999 - 00:04:32 IST
On Tue, 5 Oct 1999, Paul Kelly wrote:
> There's a known bug in older versions of wu-ftpd. It's your
> common-or-garden buffer overflow problem triggered by exceeding the
> maximum directory length that wu-ftpd assumes but never checks. This is
> a serious problem if you aren't running the patched wuftpd package and
> can lead to someone acquiring root access to your machine.
an update to fix this problem is at:
-- If you learn one useless thing every day, in a single year you'll learn 365 useless things.
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