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Subject: Re: [suse-security] /etc/profile security question
From: Mark B Withers (goooberone.net)
Date: Fri Feb 04 2000 - 10:07:13 CST


Ok. Thanks for the info!

Mark

On Fri, 4 Feb 2000, Nick Zentena wrote:

| Mark B Withers wrote:
| >
| > Fellow S.u.S.E. users:
| >
| > I remember reading somewhere that it was poor or not a good practice
| > to have the current directory '.' in the $PATH environment variable.
| >
|
| It's very bad if you're root. OTOH normal users have less to worry
| about. Just make sure . is at the end of the path.
|
| Nick
|
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| --------------------------------------------------
| Nick Zentena
| "Microsoft has unjustifiably jeopardized the stability and security of
| the
| operating system."
| U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson Nov 5/1999
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