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Bug 554360 - net-dialup/ppp-2.4.7-r1: installs /usr/bin/pppd u-w
Summary: net-dialup/ppp-2.4.7-r1: installs /usr/bin/pppd u-w
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages
Depends on:
Blocks: u-w
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Reported: 2015-07-09 16:19 UTC by Michał Górny
Modified: 2022-06-29 06:52 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2015-07-09 16:19:53 UTC
net-dialup/ppp:0/2.4.7 -r-s--x--x root:root /usr/sbin/pppd

Doesn't seem to make much sense when it's setuid root.

See the tracker for more complete explanation of issues with files not writeable by owner.