Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:46:30 +0100 From: Jakub Wilk <jwilk@...lk.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Running Java across a privilege boundry * Martin Carpenter <mcarpenter@...e.fr>, 2014-12-18, 14:53: >>https://bugs.debian.org/754278 >Could this have been caught in package QA with an automated check on >R(UN)PATH? Absolutely. Lintian has a check for RPATH (but not for RUNPATH, AFAICT); alas, it doesn't distinguish between security and non-security problems: https://lintian.debian.org/tags/binary-or-shlib-defines-rpath.html (NB, this is where I spotted the bug.) I requested a separate tag for relative RPATH a while ago: https://bugs.debian.org/732682 Now we "only" need someone to write the code. :-) >(If that exists, how did it get missed? If not, could it be added? >Where? https://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org). The wiki page has a link to lintian.debian.org. -- Jakub Wilk
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