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[Bug 806628] Bash doesn't execute a script w/o the #! line as user's shell but as /bin/sh

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806628

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806628#c7


Dr. Werner Fink <werner@xxxxxxxx> changed:

What |Removed |Added
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Priority|P1 - Urgent |P4 - Low
Component|Security |Basesystem
AssignedTo|werner@xxxxxxxx |bnc-team-screening@xxxxxxxx
| |ovo.novell.com
Severity|Critical |Minor

--- Comment #7 from Dr. Werner Fink <werner@xxxxxxxx> 2013-03-11 07:47:37 UTC
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Q: Why this is an security issue? Not using a shebang line due lazy writing
bournce shell code or bash code has nothing to do with security. A shel script
should always show a shebang line. Otherwise tcsh users or users with any
other shell not identical with the bash will run into trouble.

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