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Re: lynx-dev Lynx Ver. 2.8rel.2

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx Ver. 2.8rel.2
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 11:02:25 -0500 (EST)

990126 `Demmy Rooster' wrote: 
> crashes w/ core dump after attempting to submit a form
> with extremely long lines (maximum length) full of random crap.
> it crashes before it has even contacted the remote server in any way.

get the latest 2-8-1 from :
there have been many fixes & improvements since 2-8.
if you still encounter the bug, let us know with full details.

> not a very serious bug but this might pose a security issue
> for those lynx-only freenet sites.
if it's a core dump, it should be fixed anyway.
freenet security isn't a top priority for Lynx these days,
but no-one wants to allow problems which can be fixed easily:
basically, anonymous users should be confined to a separate box
with the  -anonymous  flag invoked.

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