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From: Alec Muffett <>
To: Dan Cross <>
Cc: TUHS <>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: In search of SunOS 4-era security advisory.
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 17:27:53 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On Wed, 11 Jan 2023, 17:13 Dan Cross, <> wrote:

> The security vulnerability in question could be briefly summarized as,
> "Fortran divide-by-zero gives root." I think that was just a specific
> manifestation of the underlying problem, though. More specifically it
> was actually due to failure to sanitize state after handling a SIGFPE
> (and possibly other signals as well?).
> I have a distinct memory of this, but can no longer find any evidence
> for it. Did I just make it up from whole cloth, or was this actually a
> thing?
>         - Dan C.

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  reply	other threads:[~2023-01-11 17:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-11 17:11 [TUHS] " Dan Cross
2023-01-11 17:27 ` Alec Muffett [this message]
2023-01-11 17:30   ` [TUHS] " Dan Cross

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