[tex-live] PStricks is broken with XeTeX with latest TeXLive update

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Thu Apr 28 16:40:23 CEST 2011

Am 28.04.2011 16:24, schrieb Zdenek Wagner:

> The problem is that in principle GS can read and write files. It is
> therefore possible to create a malicious EPS file that will damage the
> contents of your disk. Option -dSAFER disables I/O. If you remove this
> option as default, you open a potentian security hole. Users should
> know what they are doing before such a change an they should know
> whether the files are safe enough..

that's not the point. Changing something in configuration files
without pointing users to such changes by mention it in the texlive
list or somewhere else is not really user friendly ...


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