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[REBOL] Re: Security hole ? (was: image memory representation)

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 23-Aug-2001 11:18

Anton wrote:
> 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 ... -pekr-