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Re: shell variable security



On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 18:01 +0000, tony chamberlain lemko com wrote:
> 
> 
> I guess I was asking in general how you can be sure your variables are
> safe.
> 
> Maybe it is more complicated than that?  I really have just heard
> warnings from
> 
> everyone, so I was taking pre-emptive measures.
> 
>  
> 
> I tried a few things myself too and also could not get that problem.
> 
>  
> 
> I tried making a file called test and doing things like
> 
Nevere, uss an internal commande an object called test in a shell
script. test is an internal test command.

In fact never name any file in Linux,test.
> 
>      K="$1"
> 
>      echo $K
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> and then calling
> 
>  
> 
>      test "hello\";date"
> 
>  
> 
> a nd
> 
>     FIL="$1"
> 
>     ls $FIL
> 
>  
> 
> but that seemed to be OK 
> 
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