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Re: $HOME/bin



On Mon July 13 2009, Michal Hlavinka wrote:

> if "su" (instead of "su -") is used, root will inherit user's environment
> including PATH.

So why should a malicious user be able to change the contents of ~/bin, but 
not set the variable PATH to an arbitrary value?

Regards
Till

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