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To: Jesse <ras1@...>
From: David Olsen <lude@...>
Subject: Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 19:52:00 -0500
On 2003-12-16 at 17:03:40, Jesse <ras1@...> wrote:
> Use cfengine as pointed out earlier, or write a script to do this...
> This is not really a big issue.
It IS an issue. Why do I have to install more software to make my computer
work like everyone elses? Why do I have to constantly monitor my permissons
on my computers because a (imho) poor decision about the usability of
traceroute. 

> Seems like this is not the case here.
I got a lot of off-list responses that indicate otherwise.

SUID exploits are based on the premise that you've already access to the
system in question. If you don't trust people with accounts on your system,
they shouldn't have it.

Just another $.02

-d


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