Recently, I was looking at some of Nodejitsu code, namely
since I was planning to use
forza in my pet project. My attention was drawn
to a particular piece of code which had to deal with user permissions. Soon
I realized that I should be able to leave my process running on the VM even
after my application was stopped and execute my child processes with the same
rights as all of the instrumentation. While investigating this particular bug,
I noticed that some of their sensitive configuration files were readable to
Burnout is a psychological term that refers to long-term exhaustion and
diminished interest in work.
Recently I had a chance to play with
LD_PRELOAD for a bit, due to our recent
Huge Refactor (tm) at Nodejitsu.
LD_PRELOAD environment variable is a way of
loading a library before any other libraries are loaded.
This is your typical "Hello, world!" blog posts.
I am a node.js and C developer, a DevOps engineer by trade. I write code, I
talk to servers. I work at Nodejitsu.
and C. Maybe more. Most likely more.