Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: "Thomas T. Veldhouse" <veldy@×××××.net>
To: Ronny Roethof <ronny@×××××××××.nl>, gentoo-security@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 08:53:11
Message-Id: 017c01c3c4ad$7c2b61b0$
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] Changes to traceroute in newest release by Ronny Roethof
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 -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list