[REBOL] Re: Security hole ? (was: image memory representation)
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 23-Aug-2001 11:18
> Supposing an evil program made a very large
> image this way, but only initialized a tiny
> bit as seen already. Then it could scan
> lots of rebol memory, and if it was smart,
> might be able to get a username and password,
> if the user had set these previously.
interesting thoughts :-)
> I wonder about the memory situation with
> launched programs. Running launched programs
> using the Desktop is the most likely way
> for the user to run something without
> looking at the code.
Yes, but you live in a sandbox, don't you? So, if any app tries to read, write
outside your sandbox, rebol asks you for permission - it is up to you then ...