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Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:54:12 -0500
From: Eitan Adler <lists@...anadler.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Nick Treleaven <nick.treleaven@...nternet.com>, 
	Colomban Wendling <lists.ban@...besfolles.org>, Enrico Troeger <enrico.troeger@...na.de>, 
	Matthew Brush <mbrush@...ebrainz.ca>, Frank Lanitz <frank@...nk.uvena.de>, josef@...icpanda.com, 
	jonathan.underwood@...il.com
Subject: Re: Geany IDE not escaping filenames during
 compilation / build - a security issue or not?

On 12 December 2012 11:51, Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> wrote:
> The questions:
> 1) should Geany escape the filenames?,

Up to the maintainers.

> 2) is this a security issue or not?

Unlikely.  Is there a way a malicious document could cause code
execution without user action?





-- 
Eitan Adler

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