Bug 3943 - Kppp does not work as non-root
Kppp does not work as non-root
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdenetwork (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-07-08 00:35 EDT by Brian Ryner
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-08 13:11:04 EDT
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Description Brian Ryner 1999-07-08 00:35:02 EDT
In order for kppp to run correctly as a user other than
root, it needs to be setuid root.  I don't know of any
security problems with doing this-- doing a 'make install'
from source makes it setuid root, and it's also that way in
the official KDE packages for RH52.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-07-08 13:11:59 EDT
KPPP has not been through a security audit.  We do not ship SUID
non-security audited programs.

You may set it SUID at your own risk.

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