Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2017 13:52:41 -0400 From: Michael Orlitzky <michael@...itzky.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: Fw: Security risk of vim swap files On 11/01/2017 11:41 AM, Z5T1 wrote: > > " Move the swap file location to protect against CVE-2017-1000382 > silent !install -d -m 700 ~/.vim/swap/ 2>&1 > /dev/null > set directory=~/.vim/swap/ > > This safely sets the swap file directory to a directory that should not > cause any security problems. This is what I used to do in emacs before I disabled the backups completely. I was wondering if there were any problems with it. If there aren't, it seems like a better default to me, for both emacs and vim. It might be interesting to ask upstream how they'd feel about moving them.
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