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updated 01:35 am EDT, Tue June 8, 2004

Apple security changes

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  1. pdot

    Joined: Dec 1969


    EIMS buffer overrun

    wow, let's see, OS 7, '91...that's like 13 years. I guess they need to fill up that Mac section somehow.

  1. fnevitt

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Mac OS 7?

    Hello there is no such thing. It was called "System 7". Let's get things right especially if we are going to report on a System that is 13 years old. How dumb.

  1. Steve Streza

    Joined: Dec 1969



    fnevitt, ya beat me to picking up on that.

  1. turtle777

    Joined: Dec 1969



    OS 7.0 ?
    In a FREEWARE program ?

    Shxxt, if MacNN starts publishing all problems in freeware for the last 15 years...


  1. testudo

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Is this a problem in OS 7 alone, or does it also cover OS 7.0.1, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, and 7.5.3???

    And what versions of EIMS??? This bug seems to be kind of vague.

    And I think this is an example of why we have so many security problems in our current software. Apparently there's too many people (I would say 1 is too many in this context) testing old, old, old software on old, old, old, old Operating systems.

  1. ethical_paul

    Joined: Dec 1969


    EIMS 1.3.1

    It is version 1.3.1 and who can say why, how, or who would want to take the time to find this bug. This version of EIMS is so old that it is offered as a free download by Qualcomm who isn't even the current distributor of the software.

    It shouldn't be used anyway, because it cannot be completely secured from unauthorized relaying. Nice reporting, MacNN. Also, way to go to the "security" company who felt it was worthwhile to worry about this.

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