mail in OpenBSD 2.9 and 3.0 processes a tilde (~) escape character in
a message even when it is not in interactive mode, which could allow
local users to gain root privileges via calls to mail in cron.
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BUGTRAQ:20020411 local root compromise in openbsd 3.0 and below
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