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On 07/11/2011 04:19 PM, Deron Meranda wrote:
> For some reason, my Gnome 3 shell process has forked off an 'acroread'
> process which I did not start!
> It appears to be attempting to install itself or do something in the
> background. This is completely unacceptable, nothing should ever
> attempt to download and run some unauthenticated script and should
> never attempt to install anything without my explicit knowledge and
> I consider this to be a security breach and failure of the Fedora
> security policies to permit this. In fact there should be a separate
> SELinux context for this commercial app just so it can't do anything
> to my system without my knowledge.
> UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD
> XXX 2509 2483 0 Jul10 ? 00:00:01 gnome-session
> XXX 2615 2509 1 Jul10 ? 00:12:04 /usr/bin/gnome-shell
> XXX 16717 2615 0 13:46 ? 00:00:08 acroread
> XXX 16769 16717 20 13:46 ? 00:29:25 /bin/sh
> /tmp/acrobat.n9vv0T/AdobeReader/INSTALL --lzma=/home/XXX
> XXX 7662 16769 0 15:40 ? 00:00:00 [INSTALL] <defunct>
> Does the Gnome shell have some sort of auto-start or auto-update
> capability in it, that perhaps Adobe has surreptitiously hooked itself
> into. And how do I get it back out?
> (The only reason I even have Adobe reader is because Evince can not
> fully handle the US IRS tax forms.)
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