Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: David Olsen <do@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 14:20:51
Message-Id: 20040114141952.GB36022@linuxpimpz.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release by Calum
On 2004-01-14 at 07:44:56, Calum <gentoo-security@××××××××××××.uk> wrote:
> I suggest that the use of groups would better serve this purpose. > E.g. a nettools group, with traceroute, ping, etc chgrp'd and chmod'd 4750. > Using an existing group such as wheel would mean that you would be allowing > them to use /bin/su as well.
I personally like this idea. My main complaint with the solution now, and most of the other solutions here is that they require you to change something everytime the traceroute package changes. -d