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Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:50:37 -0800
From: Paul Pluzhnikov <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Fixing the glibc runtime linker

On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 11:34 PM, Rich Felker <> wrote:

> I don't see how you think this is a security issue at all.

I think the point is that 'system(argv[1])' is a hard mistake to make
by accident, but empty or relative RPATH is easy, and is not
immediately discoverable: you have to run 'readelf -d a.out' and then
think about what you see.

Paul Pluzhnikov

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