[Gambas-user] Security, how to check if a library is genuine?

bb adamnt42 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 00:53:37 CEST 2021

On Thu, 2021-08-19 at 12:29 -0700, Brian G wrote:
> Question if your library and application, have secure permissions,
> and the app knows where it and the lib  should be, 
> is it really a problem? 
> Could the system use and have configured app armour/SELinux or the
> likes?
> If some one could replace your library, then perhaps they have root
> permissions and could therefore replace any security based library
> down the line.... Or just take the info the app is accessing, or just
> give themselves the correct group permissions......
> Maybe I don't really understand the problem well.
> "Failure is the key to success; 
>  each mistake teaches us something"  .. Morihei Ueshiba
> Brian G
It's becuse of the search order for libraries - right there in number
one place is ~.local/share/gambas3/lib/, so whatever the user wants to
place in there is going to be used.


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