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To: "Ronny Roethof" <ronny@...>, <gentoo-security@g.o>
From: "Thomas T. Veldhouse" <veldy@...>
Subject: Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 08:53:08 -0600
Ronny Roethof wrote:
>
> I myself admin several Gentoo based servers and although I want to
> have security.
> A tool such as mtr, traceroute, etc. should be systemwide available
> imho. If I grant users the use to a shell, what use is it if they
> can't do shit with it ?
>
> Met vriendelijke groet / With kind regards,
>
> Ronny Roethof

It does not appear that FreeBSD or OpenBSD fealt the need to remove the
setuid bit from traceroute either.  Apparently they don't see traceroute as
a significant security threat.

Tom Veldhouse


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Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
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Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
-- James Dennis
Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
-- David Olsen
Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
-- Jesse
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-- Ronny Roethof
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