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Re: Found way to change directory in rbash!

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Found way to change directory in rbash!
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 09:06:12 -0400
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On 10/1/18 8:04 AM, address@hidden wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.4
> Patch Level: 12
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>       As you know, the cd command is restricted when running rbash.Well, 
>         the PWD variable can be modified, so directory can be changed.
> Repeat-By:
>       I ran rbash, so cd was restricted.Then I tried to modify the PWD
>         variable, and I changed the current working directory successfully.

That doesn't change the current working directory. The shell is still in
the same directory it was before.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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