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bug#28618: Emacs Security Issue

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: bug#28618: Emacs Security Issue
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:55:13 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.60 (gnu/linux)

tags 28618 - unreproducible
tags 28618 + notabug

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:

> On some systems, sudo may preserve HOME by default. Or it may be
> optional behaviour with "sudo -E" (eg on Debian 8, it seems).

Ah, that explains the discrepancy then (it's the same with Debian 9,
which I'm using here).

> Ref eg
> https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/18369/issues-with-preserving-home-on-sudo
> As it stands, I don't think this is an Emacs issue.

I agree.

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