[TUHS] shell escapes in utilities

Leah Neukirchen leah at vuxu.org
Tue Aug 1 21:38:55 AEST 2023

ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> writes:

> I got to wondering, based on the sendmail discussions, how many shell
> escapes have appeared over the years?
> uucp
> sendmail
> xdvi : "The "allowShell" option enables the shell escape in PostScript specials"

>From the top of my head, where it can be disabled:

ghostscript (see above)
tex (write18)

Leah Neukirchen  <leah at vuxu.org>  https://leahneukirchen.org/

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