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Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 11:55:11 -0600 (CST)
From: Ron DuFresne <dufresne@...ternet.com>
To: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply@...th.com>
Cc: security-announce@...ts.rpath.com,
	<update-announce@...ts.rpath.com>, <lwn@....net>,
	<full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk>, <bugtraq@...urityfocus.com>
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] rPSA-2007-0011-1 wget



	[SNIP]

>
> Description:
>     Previous versions of the wget package can crash if they contact a
>     malicious FTP server.  No further vulnerability is enabled by this
>     minor flaw; system security is not threatened in any way.
>


Which might well be a good thing eh?  Afterall, if the site is malicious,
better the app die and dump then allow one to prceed to inflict harm upon
ones self?


Thanks,


Ron DuFresne
-- 
"Sometimes you get the blues because your baby leaves you. Sometimes you get'em
'cause she comes back." --B.B. King
        ***testing, only testing, and damn good at it too!***

OK, so you're a Ph.D.  Just don't touch anything.


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