CERT® Advisory CA-1993-04 Commodore Amiga UNIX finger VulnerabilityOriginal issue date: February 18, 1993
Last revised: September 19, 1997
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THIS IS A REVISED CERT ADVISORY
The CERT Coordination Center has received information concerning a vulnerability in the "finger" program of Commodore Business Machine's Amiga UNIX product. The vulnerability affects Commodore Amiga UNIX versions 1.1, 2.03, 2.1, 2.1p1, 2.1p2, and 2.1p2a. Commodore is aware of the vulnerability, and both a workaround and a patch are available. Affected sites should apply either the workaround or the patch, and directions are provided below.
The Commodore contact e-mail address given in CERT Advisory CA-93.04 was incorrect. This revised advisory provides the correct e-mail address. If you have any further questions, contact David Miller of Commodore via e-mail at email@example.com .
The "finger" command in Amiga UNIX contains a security vulnerability.
Non-privileged users can gain unauthorized access to files.
Commodore has suggested a workaround and a patch, as follows:
The CERT Coordination Center wishes to thank Commodore Business Machines for their response to this problem.
This document is available from: http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1993-04.html
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