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Re: Closing a privilege escalation

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Closing a privilege escalation
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:29:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> With some arguments, emacs started inside sudo will run the user's own
> .emacs file rather than root's.  This creates a known vulnerability
> for privilege escalation.

Is this about bug#28618?  I think this issue was discussed
comprehensively there.

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