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Re: Preview: portable dumper

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Preview: portable dumper
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:07:37 -0500

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  > I'm more worried about the next level up. Although the dump is pure data 
  > to the machine, it's not pure data to Elisp. Since the dump would 
  > contain bytecodes, if attackers can alter the bytecodes then they can 
  > execute whatever Elisp code they want.

If they can change installed system files, they are already in control
of the machine, so why worry about this?

Dr Richard Stallman
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