[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Security Vulnerability

From: Ángel González
Subject: Re: Security Vulnerability
Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2016 15:41:49 +0100

* expands to all the files in the current working directory, as can be
seen with:
 echo *

if you just run:

then you will be running the first file of them.

*But* if you have a program that allows to provide an arbitrary "*" as
the first command parameter, it would allow inserting the name of other
unwanted programs, too. Which is more concerning.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]