Ian Jackson writes:
> I propose that we institute a stricter policy regarding setuid-root
> Some requirements I think might be useful, individually or in
> combination would be:
> * Code must have been written with the intent that it would be setuid.
> * Code must be reasonably widely-used in the world at large.
Wait a moment. That would mean we cannot include a new piece of software
that is written to be setuid just because no one used it before.
> * Code must be reviewed (possible alternative to widespread use?)
Not a bad idea.
> * Approval required by a security-conscious person that conditions
> have been met.
Almost the same as above, isn't it?
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