Re: Bug#4673: ppp insecure
> [Ian Jackson:]
> >with these security considerations in mind. On two of my systems a
> >user who can run pppd can break root.
Because I use ppp as part of a supposedly-secure tunnel between two
machines so that I can do remote admin. If users can invoke pppd they
can probably gain control of an IP# that my security configuration
thinks is in the protected, secure space.
> Even the dip solution is a big problem for us here. We have to put 750
> users into the dip group to make it work.
You didn't really need to do this. You could, for example, have made
your own setuid wrapper.
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