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From: J.S.Peatfield () damtp cam ac uk (Jon Peatfield)
Date: Wed, 15 May 1996 21:37:00 BST

Just remove the setuid bit on /bin/login and this "problem" goes away.
(Assuming you have already fixed /etc/utmp,wtmp not to be world writable...)

Not a major security hole, just a bug in applications which trust utmp/wtmp.

 -- Jon

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