Re: .exrc file security risks

From: Benjamin A. Okopnik (
Date: 05/01/03

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    On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 09:04:12PM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
    > The autoloading of the per-directory .exrc files (and shell escape/write
    > commands in them) can be disabled by invoking the "secure" command in
    > "/etc/exrc".

    Whoops, my mistake - forget "/etc/exrc", no such thing under Solaris. :)
    System-wide "vi" stuff usually gets set via EXINIT in "/etc/profile".

    Ben Okopnik
    "We have enough religion to hate each other, but not enough to
    love each other."
     -- Jonathan Swift

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