Wireless update to ifup and network-functions

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Thu Sep 16 04:45:18 UTC 2004

On Wed, 15 Sep 2004, Jon Nettleton wrote:
> Here is my first set of working patches.  
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=132661
> I realize that NetworkManager will eventually help solve this problem.
>  But I think this is a quick and relatively simple way to get booted
> up and associated with the proper wireless network.

Do you sanity-check the input received from the network -- i.e., would
it be possible for someone to name their AP for example '*; rm -rf /'?

Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
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