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[DeleGate-En] Re: DeleGate Security Advisory - Buffer Overflows
23 Feb 2000 05:20:15 GMT (Yutaka Sato)

On 02/22/00(14:28) you "J. Francois" <> wrote
in <_A702@delegate-en.ML_>
 |Does this mean I have to shut down my Public Proxy?

It is your own decision... but,

You will be free from such kind of fear by using operating systems
or architectures which never allow execution on stack area.
You should consider whether the mechanism for detection and shutting
intruders out of DeleGate approach your requirement or not.

 |Are these issues being addressed in 6.1?

Maybe no. But you are strongly recommended to upgrade to
DeleGate/6.0.9 if you are using DeleGate/5.X or formers.
DeleGate/6.1 will be released with just a slight modification from
DeleGate/6.0.9.  The main reason why the release 6.X is still
labeled as "alpha status" is the incompleteness of this "Manual.htm".

Yutaka Sato <>   @ @ 
Computer Science Division, Electrotechnical Laboratory      ( - )
1-1-4 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8568 Japan            _<   >_

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