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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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