Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:08:14 +0200 From: Nicolas François <nicolas.francois@...traliens.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Ludwig Nussel <ludwig.nussel@...e.de>, Ondrej Vasik <ovasik@...hat.com>, kzak@...hat.com Subject: Re: /bin/su (was: CVE request -- coreutils -- tty hijacking possible in "su" via TIOCSTI ioctl) Hello, On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 12:50:47PM +0200, Ondrej Vasik wrote: > > For me, having it in coreutils, shadow-utils, SimplePAMApps and possibly > - in util-linux - could only cause a lot of confusion. Some > consolidation might be better. On one hand I agree, on the other hand I remember hard time getting rid of Debian specific patches for su. The behavior of -c changed and since dependencies to this tool are not traced, there were no other ways than grep'ing the whole distro for those two letters 'su' to prepare the transition. One first step could be to compare their features and behaviors PS: regarding the original issue, was the CVE requested? I would need the number for documentation purpose. Best Regards, -- Nekral
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