Re: sandbox: Setting variables
- Tom Link wrote:
> When code is evaluated in a sandbox, vim disallows using certainIt's already disallowed to run shell commands, so protecting
> commands and setting certain options. It doesn't disable setting
> variables though.
> Is there a way to mark a variable as security relevant so that code
> evaluated in the sandbox isn't allowed to change it? Something like:
> :let g:plugin_foo_cmd = 'rm -rf ~/*'
> :protect g:plugin_foo_cmd
> :function OmnipotentFunction()
> : !rm -rf ~/*
> :protect OmnipotentFunction
> With the increased use of plugins, enhancing the sandbox this way IMHO
> seems necessary, if vim doesn't already provide it. Just a thought.
OmnipotentFunction would not be needed.
It's indeed a bit of a risk that variables can be changed. Some
variables may contain commands to restore settings, for example.
And they are executed after the sandbox has been left.
Using ":protect" sounds like a good idea.
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