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Re: [SECURITY] the basics? (was Re: force_input() and $do_command())
Date: Sun, 7 Jul 1996 18:01:44 PDT
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At 05:49 PM 7/7/96 PDT, Judy Anderson wrote:
>Hm. Just occurred to me that the only way for a programmer to acquire
>a verb with !valid perms is to recycle emself. This is a hard thing
>to do given all the security on chparent, recycle, etc., so perhaps
>this caller_perms thing isn't as dire as I first thought upon reading
>the message. Any comments from those who've tried it elsemoo? Am I
>deluding myself? My true goal is to avoid doing an @grep on LambdaMOO
>for all the users of if (!valid(caller_perms()))...
well remember the problem with renumber(), when you renumber an object and
verbs belonging to the old object # get chowned to #-1.... course that's
kinda hard to do naturally, only if a wizard goofs or something...
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