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Hmm, if I'm logged in as normal user, which ELF file should it effect ?
Crossplatform virus - the latest proof of concept
Posted Apr 8, 2006 17:50 UTC (Sat) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Hence, net effect unless you run untrusted code as root, nil.
Posted Apr 8, 2006 23:49 UTC (Sat) by smoogen (subscriber, #97)
Posted Apr 9, 2006 10:19 UTC (Sun) by dwmw2 (subscriber, #2063)
But it's a proof of concept -- I suppose it _could_ be made to effect files in ~/bin which override system binaries. But that's not necessarily going to get it very far because they'd would generally only affect the user who's already infected.
Posted Apr 9, 2006 22:06 UTC (Sun) by jwb (guest, #15467)
Posted Apr 10, 2006 11:34 UTC (Mon) by NAR (subscriber, #1313)
Debian. And actually this seems sane - I personally don't like to type ~/bin in front of each script that I'd like to run.
Posted Apr 10, 2006 12:03 UTC (Mon) by tomas2 (guest, #37038)
Posted Apr 10, 2006 12:11 UTC (Mon) by NAR (subscriber, #1313)
Posted Apr 10, 2006 12:31 UTC (Mon) by tomas2 (guest, #37038)
So, it's commented out, and I think this is the default, at least in Sarge?
(I'm sure I haven't changed the file myself)
Posted Apr 10, 2006 12:46 UTC (Mon) by AAP (guest, #721)
Posted Apr 10, 2006 19:00 UTC (Mon) by NAR (subscriber, #1313)
Posted Apr 10, 2006 19:54 UTC (Mon) by tomas2 (guest, #37038)
I didn't find anything about this in the Debian changelog, (maybe I didn't look carefully enough) and there is no DeMuDi changelog in /usr/share/doc/bash/
The system is DeMuDi 1.3.0, with a few packages installed from Debian Etch.
apt-cache policy bash says that the installed bash version is 3.1-2, and it's installed from DeMuDi (not Debian).
So, I don't know for sure about pure Debian Etch, but at least in DeMuDi 1.3.0 the default indeed is to include ~/bin in the path.
Tomas (/back to lurking mode, sorry for the noice guys :))
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