CVE reference: CAN-2005-0390
A vulnerability has been reported in Axel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the HTTP redirection handling. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted response.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
Update to version 1.0b.
Dead maintainer, no metadata, no herd...
dragonheart: feel like bumping ?
Bump0rd. stable on x86. CC'd archs please mark stable.
Stable on ppc.
stable on ppc64
ppc-macos, pls mark stable to benefit from the GLSA
axel-1.0b compiles and works with and without keyword "debug" on OSX Tiger.