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Re: Why isn't . in the path? (Was: nmbd problems...)
Of course. Merely clarifying. ;)
On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 08:41:01AM -0800, Scott Roy Atwood wrote:
> * _azure <email@example.com> [010126 14:12]:
> > On the other hand, . is usually listed last when it's in the path. As
> > long as the original programs are still in place, it should never *get*
> > to check /usr/local or . for the stock binaries.
> But a clever hacker would use binaries named "sl" or "mr", which are
> common misspellings of common commands. These would *not* be picked up
> by stock binaries in the rest of your path, but *would* be picked up by
> "." if you were in the directory that contained them.
> Scott Atwood