Bug #257... what do we do ?

Olivier fourdan at xfce.org
Wed Jul 21 18:49:44 CEST 2004

On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 16:28, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> > I fear that adding ~/local/bin to the path could be a potential security
> > risk...
> Could you please explain what you mean exactly?

I mean that adding a directory located within user's dir, could lead to
a security issue, as executables could be placed there maliciously (a
bit like adding "." to the PATH)

I am not in favour of changing user's PATH on his behalf.


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