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Re: .exrc file security risks
From: Reg Quinton (reggersist.uwaterloo.ca)
Date: Wed Apr 30 2003 - 07:09:49 CDT
> external commands. So you have the situation where if a .exrc file is
> compromised, a key could be maped to perform any command as the user
By the same token. If .login, .cshrc, .profile, etc. are compromised then
you have similar issues -- you've lost control of your environment.
Does anyone recommend one not use these files?