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Re: install screensaver with setuid root

On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 04:12:51AM -0400, Rob Mahurin wrote:
> You should probably file a bug on the package, if it's not useable
> without introducing a security risk.  Perhaps someone more familiar
> with the code could seperate out the part that needs special
> privileges into a seperate setuid program.

The problem is that the ping sensor is actually a special feature, you
can use the screensaver if it's not setuid root, you just can't access
that feature.

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