[tex-live] ConTeXt in TL on Windows broken

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 1 16:48:12 CEST 2010

On 1 June 2010 14:42, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd)
<P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> (Of course one could argue that the fact that ConTeXt doesn't work on
>> Windows is in fact a security feature as well :)

Oh, c'mon.

> Is Context /really/ that bad/dangerous ?!

If an attacker would place a rogue texlua.exe in the current directory
(not that hard on windows), then you get arbitrary code execution if
you pick up executables from there.  Is that bad enough?



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