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From: Grégoire Welraeds <gregoire.welraeds@...>
Subject: Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 10:58:44 +0100

Alerts wrote:

>  We have to remember why setuid exists in the
>  first place. It actually enhances security by discouraging the
>  widely lamented practice of spending too much time as root.

So is sudo. Unfortunatly, setuid actually failed to enhance security.
http://www.google.com/search?q=linux+setuid+security+hole&start=0&start=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8

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