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RE: bufffer overflow in telnetd
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 16:56:01 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: bufffer overflow in telnetd
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
The setup executable is the one called (gasp!) "setup.exe". You most
likely already have it on your system, since you (hopefully) used it to
install Cygwin. If you don't have it, you can get it at
<http://cygwin.com/setup.exe> or go to the main Cygwin page and click on
"Install Cygwin Now!".
To check whether the patch has been applied, use setup to install the
source of inetutils (by checking the "Src" box) and look at it (in
On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, Menon, Girish (MED, WIPRO-GE MED) wrote:
> How can I verify that the patch has been applied?
> And, which is the setup executable? Is it the same as iu-config?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, July 14, 2003 5:43 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: bufffer overflow in telnetd
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 05:30:46PM -0500, Menon, Girish (MED, WIPRO-GE
> MED) wrote:
> >Sorry for the really dumb question, but how to install this patch?
> >Upon unzipping this bz2 file, I got a bunch of files in <directory>/usr
> >and <directory>/etc. I checked the readme and saw that we need to run
> >the command iu-config from the usr/bin directory. What else do I need
> >do to install the patch for telnet/ftp?
> You don't need to do anything but install the package via setup.
> has already patched the appropriate files. You just have to install the
> new version.
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