Re: /bin/login overflow in SunOS 4.x?

From: David Foster (
Date: 12/18/01

Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 10:58:54 -0800 (PST)
From: David Foster <>

> Does anyone know whether SunOS 4.x is vulnerable to the /bin/login
> buffer overflow problem? CERT's CA-2001-34 lists "Solaris 8 and earlier"
> as vulnerable. It's not clear to me whether this includes SunOS 4.x,
> (which at some point was part of Solaris 1.x).

Good question, though I wouldn't think so since this is supposed
to be a vulnerability in System V-derived /bin/login only.

Someone please correct me if I am wrong.

Dave Foster

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