[lfs-dev] Security fix for grep

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Thu Mar 5 01:23:24 PST 2015


Le 05/03/2015 10:11, Klaus Wulff a écrit :
> Sorry! I've sent this from another address first. Please keep this and
> destroy the wrong twin.
>
> LFS-Book SVN-20150303:
>
> Shouldn't the security fix for grep (ticket #3760) be applied in chapter
> 5.24 too?
>
> Regards
> K. Wulff
The chapter 5 packages are only built for temporary use until they are 
replaced by the chapter 6 versions.
Unless you build on a production machine (which is not recommended, of 
course), and non-trusted users have
access to the /tools/bin apps, I would say that the security fix is not 
needed.

Pierre



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