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SubjectRe: [masq] 1st virus in Linux :( (fwd)
On Fri, 7 Feb 1997, Neil Moore wrote:

> > On Fri, 7 Feb 1997 tyson@rwii.com wrote:
> > I don't agree. Doom has a known bug which allows any user on your system
> > to get root if doom is installed setuid root. Every Linux distribution
> > I've ever used installs Doom setuid root, and RedHat has only recently
> > released a patch to correct this. (The patch doesn't fix doom, just
> > removes the setuid bit.)
>
> Why not just delete it?

Delete DOOM?!? My god, what's wrong with you? :)

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> -Neil Moore http://www.sfhs.floyd.k12.ky.us/~amethyst/
> (finger amethyst@valjean.sfhs.floyd.k12.ky.us for my Geek Code)
>

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