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Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:27:24 -0700
From: Ed Prevost <>
Subject: Re: Healing the bash fork

On 9/30/2014 6:41 AM, Kobrin, Eric wrote:
>> "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.
+1 and I swear I'm not some groupie fan-boy paid by Eric.

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