Bug 134540 - mtr should be setuid root
mtr should be setuid root
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mtr (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
Ben Levenson
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Depends On: 129386
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Reported: 2004-10-04 11:04 EDT by Daniel Roesen
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-06 10:47:17 EDT
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Description Daniel Roesen 2004-10-04 11:04:23 EDT
mtr should be setuid root like ping and traceroute. All those tools
are frequently used by normal non-root users for good reasons.
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2004-10-06 10:47:17 EDT
As already stated in the other bugreport, mtr won't be setuid as we
have a very strict rule for doing that to only a few programs and only
if absolutely necessary (and for good reason).

Read ya, Phil

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