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Re: bashbug chooses wrong $EDITOR executable


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bashbug chooses wrong $EDITOR executable
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 20:21:26 -0400
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Villeneuve wrote:

> Fix:
>       Do not prepend system paths in front of PATH in the bashbug script.
>       Instead, these default paths could be appended to PATH if necessary.

To do otherwise is a potential security hole.

Chet

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/




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