Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:13:15 +0200 From: Peter Bex <Peter.Bex@...all.nl> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash (3rd vulnerability) On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 12:07:34PM -0600, Kurt Seifried wrote: > This is a classic case of "yes the correct thing to do is..." but the > reality is "we should fix this centrally rather than try to make > everyone do the right thing (aka boiling the ocean)". This is like tmp > vulns, it's 2014, the solution for tmp vulns is polyinstantiated /tmp > per user, and per application /tmp dirs in addition to this. Solve it > once centrally (e.g. in PAM/systemd) and boom, done. > > We should always try to do the best/safest thing because most devs are > going to try to do the most insanely dangerous thing. That's the first sensible thing I've read on this whole topic :) Cheers, Peter -- http://www.more-magic.net
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