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From: Rafael Ramirez Morales <rafael.ramirezmorales@gmail.com>
To: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: bug#48676: Arbitrary code execution in Org export macros
Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 15:35:25 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAL1NY7bn3tzTim8_9YXRUNoQyyrabqyDqHzbYuE9iAKx-Qt+0A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87r1hsmis2.fsf@gmail.com>

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Thanks, you managed to understand my question. I was wondeing if there was
a risk of privilege escalation. Fortunately that seems not to be the case.

El jue., 27 may. 2021 15:13, Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com> escribió:

> Rafael Ramirez Morales <rafael.ramirezmorales@gmail.com> writes:
> > Just a couple of questions:
> > who is the owner of the HELLO file?
> > OR
> > who is the owner of the "touch" process?
> >
> > Is the owner the unprivileged user or the "emacs" system?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> Not clear exactly what your asking. The process which will execute the
> 'touch' will be a sub-process of the process running Emacs. This will
> typically be the user who executes Emacs and willl have the same
> permissions and access rights as the user running Emacs. There is no
> 'emacs' system and the privileges will be the same as the user who runs
> Emacs. This is assuming a 'normal' installation, not some unusual setup
> which uses setuid or similar to alter the way Emacs runs or the
> ownership of files in a directory etc.

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      reply	other threads:[~2021-05-27 13:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-26 15:52 Glenn Morris
2021-05-26 17:07 ` Timothy
2021-05-26 18:00   ` Tom Gillespie
2021-05-26 23:01 ` Tim Cross
2021-05-27  2:54 ` Greg Minshall
2021-05-27  7:02 ` Rafael Ramirez Morales
2021-05-27 12:55   ` Tim Cross
2021-05-27 13:35     ` Rafael Ramirez Morales [this message]

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