[TUHS] attachments: MIME and uuencode

Andy Valencia ajv-ewherachem at vsta.org
Mon Mar 13 04:57:10 AEST 2017


> Back in the day plain ASCII wasn't really secure, either.

No need to use the past tense.  I had a need to assess how much
damage one could do if allowed to feed arbitrary text into xterm.
I came away sobered.

Do not--ever--use a mail agent which will plumb unfiltered text
through to an xterm.  nmh, for one:

    http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?36056

Andy


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