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Re: Issues with restricted mode

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Issues with restricted mode
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:05:00 -0400
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On 9/28/14, 4:32 AM, TrevD wrote:
> Hi
> There a number of issue in restricted mode. What's the best method for 
> disclosure.

Restricted mode (set -r) has a number of well-known weaknesses and survives
only as a historical artifact.  It's not a serious security mechanism.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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