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Re: endianness fix for pwdb



On Fri, 30 May 1997, Michael K. Johnson wrote:

> This patch probably only fixes the tip of the iceberg!  I can't stress
> that enough!  It is very likely that there are bugs here that will let
> people get root access through authentication as a normal user!  I hope
> this conveys the seriousness of this problem to everyone on both of
> these lists.
> 
> Also note that while this fix is against 0.54preC, preD has not fixed
> this.

Thanks for the patch, there are few more places where I've done things
like this. I will re-read the code this afternoon.

Best wishes,
		Cristian Gafton
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Cristian Gafton                                    gafton@sorosis.ro
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