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Re: [suse-security] XFree86 4.0 local buffer overflow

fm@xxxxxxxxxxx:

> I reasoned that it's the same code base, and if so,
> then great. If not, sorry for the alert, but I
> didn't want to wait for confirmation.

They use the same code base. Buffer overflow exploits
may work with both OS if using the same compiler and
options on that compiler and beeing not related to
system calls, because these are different for every
operating system. Making some exploits work only
on a certain OS.

--
Thomas
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