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From: David Olsen <do@...>
Subject: Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 09:19:52 -0500
On 2004-01-14 at 07:44:56, Calum <gentoo-security@...> 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

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