Bug 174 - Rxvt does not write utmp/wtmp records
Rxvt does not write utmp/wtmp records
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rxvt (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 1998-11-23 12:25 EST by jay
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-11-24 11:50:14 EST
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Description jay 1998-11-23 12:25:24 EST
root@adamant /root]# ls -al `which rxvt` `which xterm`
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     root        76300 Oct  1 20:36
-rws--x--x   1 root     root       147028 Oct 10 00:58

xterm, which works properly is suid.  I am unsure whether
rxvt is safe to be changed to suid
Comment 1 Preston Brown 1998-11-24 11:49:59 EST
we do not ship rxvt
Comment 2 Preston Brown 1998-11-24 11:50:59 EST
we do not ship rxvt suid because numerous security holes have been
found in it in the past.  If you choose to make it SUID yourself, you
are on your own as far as any security situations that the change may

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