fbar at footils.org
Sun Oct 15 14:27:08 CEST 2006
Mathieu Bouchard hat gesagt: // Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Oct 2006, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> >That's a creative exploitation of the pd file format, but too dangerous
> >for my taste. You risk destroying your whole patch.
> How many patches do you load without even checking whether they'd delete
> your home directory ?
That's a danger of course. You can load unknown patches with
"-noloadbang" and/or remove the "shell" external from your path as
first measures. Of course this won't stop a really desperate attacker,
so it's better to run unknown patches under a restricted accound
(like doing a "sudo nobody" first)
However my comment regarding Steffen's patch was meant as a comment
about the general principle he uses.
Frank Barknecht _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__
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