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Re: ITP: utempter

On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 02:18:41AM -0700, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> Description: A privileged helper for utmp/wtmp updates
>  Utempter is a utility which allows some non-privileged programs to
>  have required root access without compromising system
>  security. Utempter accomplishes this feat by acting as a buffer
>  between root and the programs.

Are you aware that according to debian policy, utmp/wtmp
files are writeable by group utmp, and programs willing to write
into them are therefore setgid utmp?

You probably should to change the description in debian/control

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