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From: "Paweł Hajdan
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] glibc: pt_chown setuid going away by default
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:26:33
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] glibc: pt_chown setuid going away by default by Mike Frysinger
1 On 4/9/13 10:15 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
2 > i plan on updating the latest glibc to add USE=suid. in pkg_preinst and
3 > ROOT==/, the ebuild will read /proc/mounts for a devpts line with gid=5. if
4 > it doesn't find one, i'll have it call `die`. if the bsd pty scenario wasn't
5 > long dead, and the devpts option didn't have gid=/mode= options, then it might
6 > be reasonable to have it warn and do `chmod +s`. but i can't think of any
7 > legitimate reasons for not using devpts & mounting it correctly. this is the
8 > right answer even in the embedded world.
10 +1
12 I have it disabled already on some of my systems using suidctl.
14 I was going to suggest making that change some time ago - great to hear
15 it's being done. Thanks for working on this!
17 Paweł


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