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Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2014 02:20:27 +0300
From: Julius Kivimäki <>
To: defensecode <>
Subject: Re: [FD] Back To The Future: Unix Wildcards Gone Wild

Um, this is well documented behavior that's been around for decades. *
expands to all files in the dir as arguments to whatever, if the filename
is "--no-preserve-root -rf .." why shouldn't that be returned?

2014-06-26 11:40 GMT+03:00 defensecode <>:

> Hi,
> We wanted to inform all major *nix distributions via our responsible
> disclosure policy about this problem before posting it, because it is
> highly likely that this problem could lead to local root access on many
> distributions. But, since part of this research contained in the document
> was mentioned on some blog entries, we are forced to release it in a
> full version.
> Download URL:
> Regards,
> Leon Juranic
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