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SubjectRe: iptables: "stateful inspection?"
Michael Rothwell said once upon a time (Wed, 20 Dec 2000):

> Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > It does SYN checking. If you are running 'serious' security you wouldnt be
> > allowing outgoing connections anyway. One windows christmascard.exe virus that
> > connects back to an irc server to take input and you are hosed.
>
> Thankfully, pine and mutt are, to date, immune to that kind of thing. :)

Try again. Pine less than 4.30 has a buffer overflow builtin. A properly
formated "From" header (or something) can hose you. No need for any
attachment.

Dax

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