Slackware: fdmount vulnerability
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Slackware A buffer overflow condition exists with fdmount on Slackware.
fdmount vulnerability

The fdmount program shipped with Slackware has been shown to be vulnerable to
a buffer overflow exploit.  A user must be in the "floppy" group to execute
fdmount, but because fdmount is suid root this is a security problem.

A patched fdmount which replaces the offending sprintf() call with a
vsnprintf() (thus closing the hole and eliminating the security risk) has been
posted in an updated floppy.tgz package in Slackware-current.  Please download
the new floppy.tgz and run upgradepkg on it.