Re: rxvt and utmp
On Wed, 5 Mar 1997, David van Leeuwen wrote:
: I noticed that in Debian rxvt (a version of xterm not consuming 1.5 MB)
: updates /var/run/utmp by setuid root. Wouldn't it be safer to have
: addgroup utmp
: chgrp utmp /usr/bin/rxvt /var/run/utmp
: chmod g+s /usr/bin/rxvt
: chmod g+w /var/run/utmp
rxvt and xterm chown /dev/tty?? to the user that runs it, therefore,
it's suid root.
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- rxvt and utmp
- From: David van Leeuwen <debian@ElseWare.tm.tno.nl>