Subject: Re: bin/2905: setting environment vars from login
To: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
From: Christian Kuhtz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/06/1996 15:13:00
On Wed, 6 Nov 1996 03:30:20 -0800, John Nemeth <email@example.com> mumbled:
> See the whole kerfluffle over telnetd and environment variables.
> Letting people set arbitrary environment variables at the login prompt
> would be a repeat. If you follow the various security mailing lists
> you would know that this is a very bad idea. I vote NO.
Thank you, John. Finally someone else except me and Curt who is pointing
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