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Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 23:55:45 +0400
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash

On 24-Sep-2014 21:39:37 +0200, Pierre Schweitzer wrote:

 > Naive question regarding statement below. Does that mean that
 > exec*() system calls are concerned as well (like for instance
 > called from a fork())?

Only execve() is a system call, all other (execl, execlp, execle,
execv, execvp) are just front-ends for it. And, obviously, yes -
they may pass unsane environment to the executed process.

 > On 24/09/2014 18:23, Michal Zalewski wrote:

- Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
- Why top-posting is considered the most annoying thing in messages?

Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru>
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