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Re: Bash security issue

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Bash security issue
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:43:07 +0200
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Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:

> Overkill.  The security hole arises because the problem, as it currently
> exists, is triggerable by ANY portable environment variable definition.

In the context of security you need to forget about portable.  You need
to think about the improbable.


Andreas Schwab, address@hidden
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