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Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 16:51:08 -0800 From: David Schultz <dschultz@uclink.Berkeley.EDU> To: Anthony Schneider <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thus spake Anthony Schneider <email@example.com>:
> statically linked? is /sbin/nologin not a shell script anymore?
Sorry, I was thinking of OpenBSD, in which /sbin/nologin is a
shell script. In the FreeBSD version, you are probably safe from
environment poisoning attacks provided that your /bin/sh is
statically linked. It would be safer to use /usr/bin/false or a
simple C program, though, since a lot in libc depends on the
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