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task #6611: The `exec' server should honor the `EXECSERVERS' environment variable

Submitted by:  Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
Submitted on:  Sat 10 Mar 2007 05:25:43 PM UTC  
 
Category: The GNU HurdShould Start On: Fri 09 Mar 2007 11:00:00 PM UTC
Should be Finished on: Fri 09 Mar 2007 11:00:00 PM UTCPriority: 1 - Later
Status: CancelledPrivacy: Public
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Open/Closed: ClosedPlanned Release: None
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Sat 10 Mar 2007 05:28:34 PM UTC, comment #1:

The attached file #12170 (`EXECSERVERS.mbox') contains emails about those security concerns.

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
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Sat 10 Mar 2007 05:25:43 PM UTC, original submission:

The `exec' server should honor the `EXECSERVERS' environment variable to allow using other `exec' servers than the system's default one.

The code is there (in `S_exec_exec' in `exec/exec.c'), but currently (since 1995) ``if 0''ed out, because of security concerns that have to be evaluated first.

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
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file #12170:  EXECSERVERS.mbox added by tschwinge (61kB - application/octet-stream - Discussion about security issues w.r.t. `EXECSERVERS'.)

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue 02 Sep 2014 05:33:19 PM UTCteythoonStatusNone=>Cancelled
      Open/ClosedOpen=>Closed
      Wiki-like text discussion box=>This code has been removed in 48da1229d36a9ca6c044e34bbdde77067d8036a1. Use the remap tool instead.
    Sat 10 Mar 2007 05:37:11 PM UTCtschwingeDependencies-=>task #6612 is dependent
    Sat 10 Mar 2007 05:27:08 PM UTCtschwingeAttached File-=>Added EXECSERVERS.mbox, #12170

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