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restricted shell

Posted on 1997-01-13
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please,
how can i break out restricted shell
when i login, i have a restricted shell, i can execute only elm, emacs and tin.
i try to break out this restricted shell by using elm's shell command but it doesn t run.
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You can't!  That's why it's a "restricted" shell.  Either start yelling at your Internet Service Provider, or start looking for sendmail bugs!

Elm's shell command on that box has most likely been fixed especially so you can't use it.  Don't you just love lazy paranoids?

Wish I had better news...

Mart
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