efingerd 1.61 and earlier, when configured without the -u option,
executes .efingerd files as the efingerd user (typically "nobody"),
which allows local users to gain privileges as the efingerd user by
modifying their own .efingerd file and running finger.
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BUGTRAQ:20020306 efingerd remote buffer overflow and a dangerous feature
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