Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:20:28 -0600 From: "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@...lyn.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: util-linux 2.29.2 fixes CVE-2017-2616 On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 05:08:48PM +0100, Hanno Böck wrote: > On Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:56:51 -0500 > Assaf Gordon <assafgordon@...il.com> wrote: > > > GNU Coreutils stopped installing 'su' by default in 2007, > > and completely removed 'su' (including the 'su.c' source file) > > in 2012. > > That's good to know, so now there are only 2 competing versions of su > instead of 3 in major packages :-) > > Anyone have a good idea who is using shadow vs. util-linux su? Do they > have specific advantages/disadvantages, would it be reasonable to try > to get all distros to use them same one? There is a debian bug to switch over to the util-linux version of su.
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