[GE users] Library compatibility on OSX

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Aug 30 16:06:46 BST 2004


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Hello, only a side note:

Andy Schwierskott wrote:

> I think this doesn't open a security whole: As with LD_LIBRARY_PATH a 
> user
> could load any "faked" ssl library, a user could load any ssl libaray by
> setting $SGE_ROOT to his private directory (it's anyhow interesting that
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH can be set to any directory where I can have my own 
> versions
> of shared libraries which is loaded unconditionally by the library).

you could also use LD_PRELOAD to get just your own special version of 
dlopen from a private library instead from libdl.so.2...

But at least for suid programs it's ignored like LD_LIBRARY_PATH I think.

Reuti


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