fileutils 4.1

Ian Molton spyro at
Fri May 17 07:47:20 PDT 2002

On Fri, 17 May 2002 15:52:20 +0200
"I. Schrey" <schrey at> wrote:

> > Hm. well, how serious is the fileutils bug?
> <quote>
> Race condition in various utilities from fileutils GNU package may
> cause root user to delete the whole filesystem.
> </quote>

how, though? do they have to rm -rf / ?

it sounds sorta erious not to be patched...
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