Re: DSA 557-1 and CAN-2004-0564
On Wed, 06 Oct 2004, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Oct 06, Max Vozeler <email@example.com> wrote:
> > It would make it possible for /usr/sbin/pppoe to get rid of setuid root
> > and still work for unprivileged users. Marco, how does this look to you?
> > Would you consider including such an option in ppp?
> I think I'm missing something. What's wrong with pppoe being setuid?
> Anyway, pppoe is deprecated and superseded by the kernel-space driver,
> so I'm not much interested in hacking pppd for its benefit.
Is it, really? Last time I checked, the kernel driver was not considered as
stable. I sure hope this changed, but...
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