Bug 16104 - suidperl
suidperl
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 2000-08-13 14:07 EDT by mal
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-13 14:07:11 EDT
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Description mal 2000-08-13 14:07:10 EDT
Can suid bit on execution 
can be removed from /usr/bin/suidperl 
by default?.
Not that many people use /usr/bin/suidperl anyway
and those who use it can do chmod u+s manually.
Securities issues 
(like those in SUSE http://lwn.net/daily/suse-perl.php3 )
will not be an issue any more.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-08-16 19:22:01 EDT
Removing the setuid bit would break things in a non-obvious way.  It will be
broken into a subpackage and not installed by default in future releases.

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