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Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:41:24 -0500
From: "Kobrin, Eric" <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: Healing the bash fork

> "innocuous looking setuid program" made my day ;)

> We should take care not to blame all and everything to bash.

I don't find that blame is a useful tool for fixing security problems. What's more interesting to me is: what system components are in a position to help. If a change in bash can make a bunch of "innocuous looking setuid programs" not be  vectors for the import of malicious functions, let's do it.

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