Subject: Re: Removing dm(1)
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 11/18/1997 17:10:30
On Wed, 19 Nov 1997, matthew green wrote:
> can not most of this problem be solved by making all the games owned
> by root.wheel, rather than games.bin ?
Then all the games would be suid root. :-) But as others have
pointed out, we can probably minimise the risk by making games
> personally, i want to do that
> for *all* installed programs also... i *really* don't understand the
> concept of a `bin' account or group, when it comes to security issues.
I don't actually understand this either. Can anyone explain it?
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