Bug 12396 - "xload" should NOT be suid-root!
"xload" should NOT be suid-root!
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-06-17 13:22 EDT by Chris Evans
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-26 19:32:00 EDT
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Description Chris Evans 2000-06-17 13:22:19 EDT
xload has sneaked in suid-root. RH6.2 went to great pains not to ship ANY
suid-root programs linked to libX11.
We don't want to regress this.
Comment 1 Chris Evans 2000-06-26 19:31:58 EDT
Not fixed in BETA2 - version updated
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-03 01:16:25 EDT
Fixed in XFree86-utils-4.0-0.29 and later.

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