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Re: [SLE] Sendmail update - permissions change?
  • From: Juergen Braukmann <juergen.braukmann@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 04 May 2001 15:53:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <3AF2B448.52F620EA@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dave Smith wrote:
>
> Hi. I've just tried to update my version of sendmail (as shipped with 6.4),
> to the updated 7.0 version on the FTP server, and I've noticed that the
> permissions on the sendmail binary have changed - the suid bit has been
> removed. Is this an intentional change, or a bug in the RPM?
>

As far as I remember this was intended for securety reasons. Maybe there
is info in the SDB on that topic.

Juergen

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