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Re: [perl #93638] Incorrect entry in $LS_COLORS causes glob() failures

Ed Avis
June 29, 2011 06:34
Re: [perl #93638] Incorrect entry in $LS_COLORS causes glob() failures
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Nicholas Clark <nick <at>> writes:

>[Sadly, I can't find reference to the far more "fun" bug, whereby at
>csh start time, the current directory's name could end up being subject to
>string evaluation, *with interpolation*, meaning that a nicely crafted
>directory pathname could exploit any setuid script that happened to call

Another bug caused by csh is that globbing doesn't work with filenames containing
a space.  That particular misfeature was preserved when the code was moved into
perl itself.

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