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On 01/10/2013 02:55 PM, Charles-François Natali wrote:
Indeed, it should be really rare.
*Lots* of applications make use of POSIX semantics for fork() / exec().
There are far more programs that are bitten by FD inheritance upon exec than programs relying on it, and whereas failures and security issues in the first category are hard to debug and unpredictable (especially in a multi-threaded program),
Can someone please point to a writeop of the security issues involved?
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