[Dshield] CAUTION email about shell scripting...

Meidinger Chris chris.meidinger at badenit.de
Wed Oct 13 20:09:58 GMT 2004


Yes, that what what i meant by:

> This, of course, goes for all binaries used in the script. 

That means: ps, ssh, grep and mail should be sanity checked.

Cheers,

Chris

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> > #!/bin/bash
> > [ -x /bin/ps ] && PS_CMD=/bin/ps || mail -s "problem 
> finding ps binary"
> > foo at foo.com
> 
> Shouldn't you do something similar for mail, too, before using it? ;)
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