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Security issues in opening an archive

Posted 01-17-2012 at 10:21 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 01-17-2012 at 10:23 PM by hydraMax (typo)

I've personally opened hundreds (thousands?) of compressed archives -- tar, zip, and otherwise -- without even thinking of the possibility security ramifications of this action. However, extracting files (insecurely) from any archive has potentially two very dangerous effects:

1. overwriting a file that should not be overwritten
2. placing a file in a location you did not expect

These of course are most deadly in combination. The bsdtar manual page has a helpful...
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Test

Posted 01-17-2012 at 11:49 AM by skimeer

Test
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simple script for creating 100 users in linux

Posted 01-17-2012 at 07:35 AM by dinakumar12
Updated 01-20-2012 at 02:36 AM by dinakumar12

#!/bin/bash
a=1
while [ $a -le 101 ]
do
{
useradd user$a
a=`expr $a + 1`
}
done
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With every change a new challenge

Posted 01-17-2012 at 07:28 AM by m3rl1n
Updated 01-17-2012 at 07:35 AM by m3rl1n

Since my last blog entry I have improved my Linux OS skills dramatically. I am happy to say: I am comfortable with Linux now.

My Programming efforts:
I discovered a serious lack of support and documentation for ORB (any ORB), and its implementation in a GUI Linux/Windows/Mac environment. On console applications them ORBS thrive well, but writing a X-Window Application with a toolkit (e.g. QT4) is a true disaster - them ORBs turn into ORCs!

Trolltech Qt4 dev....
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ipc in kernel space

Posted 01-17-2012 at 06:02 AM by muttanna2972

HI

can i have shared memory ipc between netfilter and some other kernel process ?

Thank you
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