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Re: [Debian 2.0] /usr/bin/suidexec gives root access
From: joey () KITENET NET (Joey Hess)
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 14:32:54 -0700

Russell Coker - mailing lists account wrote:
Executive summary: /usr/bin/suidexec gives every user a
root shell.  Remove it.

  Also change the suidexec line in /etc/suid.conf to the following so it never
gets the SUID bit again: suidmanager /usr/bin/suidexec root root 755
The default is 4755.

A simpler fix is to just upgrade to suidmanager 0.19 (from
ftp://ftp1.us.debian.org/debian/Incoming/suidmanager_0.19_all.deb), which
removes the suidexec program entirely.

see shy jo

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