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Bug 190905 - app-cdr/qpxtool: it should be possible to install it non-setuid
Summary: app-cdr/qpxtool: it should be possible to install it non-setuid
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
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Reported: 2007-08-31 20:39 UTC by Slava Gorbunov
Modified: 2007-08-31 23:40 UTC (History)
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Description Slava Gorbunov 2007-08-31 20:39:36 UTC
In qpxtool-0.6.1, several binaries (qpxtool, pxcontrol, pxfw, pioquiet) are installed setUID. I suppose that it is insecure to do this by default (because qpxtool is still in beta stage and apparently contains security-related bugs). I would suggest to install binaries setuid only if 'suid' USE-flag is set.

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-08-31 23:40:08 UTC
Yeah, it certainly would... except that those tools won't work properly after you've done it, because these tools require low-level hardware accesss. But it will be very secure. ;)