[RC5] My impatient cohorts

Roy Wilson emperor at slic.com
Sun Mar 15 23:10:27 EST 1998


On Sun, 15 Mar 1998 21:47:38 -0600 (CST), Joe Zbiciak wrote:

>There are both significant security and stability improvements in
>the patched versions.  (There's recently been some scuttlebutt about
>Winsock 2.0 and hostnames of certain lengths, but by and large
>upgrading is recommended.)

	That isn't scuttlebutt - it's a serious security hole.  13-15 place
"names" of bogus websites will cause the condition.



Roy Wilson <emperor at slic.com> <ICQ 8094267>
Lat: 44.850959 Lon: -74.40286 [+/- 6']



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