Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Jesse <ras1@××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-security@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 16:03:44
Message-Id: 1071612220.16612.6.camel@bill.jamrockmusic.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release by David Olsen
On Tue, 2003-12-16 at 12:47, David Olsen wrote:
> On 2003-12-16 at 15:25:09, James Dennis <james@×××××××××××××.com> wrote: > > This whole discussion is getting ridiculous.
I agree here...
> The point was traceroute is _not_ installed by default. An admin desiring to > install this software, in my case, on several hundred servers, I don't want > to have to chmod traceroute on all those boxes, everytime there's an update > to traceoute because of what could be deemed a poor choice for security.
Use cfengine as pointed out earlier, or write a script to do this... This is not really a big issue.
> If enough of the community wants it back the way it was, I assume Gentoo developers will > respond as such.
Seems like this is not the case here. --ras -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list

Replies

Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release Michael Reilly <michaelr@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release David Olsen <lude@××××××××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release Ronny Roethof <ronny@×××××××××.nl>