[OS X TeX] security issue?
vivrii at gmail.com
Sun Aug 3 22:29:16 EDT 2008
On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD
<joseph.slater at wright.edu> wrote:
> Brian...I don't know his last name, suggested that uploads be limited to
> graphics only for fear of a malicious user uploading trojan horses. Only
> "trusted" users could upload zip, etc, files. Thoughts?
Currently zip is not allowed. Only dmg or sit for binaries (tried to
Generally it is possible but does it really make a difference? I
uploaded today precompiled binaries of xpdf. I could put them on my
own server and put a link. From the point of view of the person who
downloads a trojan it does not make any difference. If I wanted to put
a trojan and could not put it on your server I could use mediafire,
rapidshare,.... etc (if I wanted not to put on my server).
PS Last time I have seen Mac virus was ~15 ya.
Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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