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Timestamp:
06/01/2004 08:43:38 PM (18 years ago)
Author:
Larry Lawrence <larry@…>
Branches:
10.0, 10.1, 11.0, 11.1, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.2.0, 6.2.0-rc1, 6.2.0-rc2, 6.3, 6.3-rc1, 6.3-rc2, 6.3-rc3, 7.10, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.6-blfs, 7.6-systemd, 7.7, 7.8, 7.9, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 9.0, 9.1, basic, bdubbs/svn, elogind, gnome, kde5-13430, kde5-14269, kde5-14686, krejzi/svn, lazarus, nosym, perl-modules, qt5new, systemd-11177, systemd-13485, trunk, upgradedb, v5_1, xry111/intltool, xry111/test-20220226
Children:
23d784b
Parents:
62e9283
Message:

grammer fixes

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@2250 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

Location:
basicnet/netutils/traceroute
Files:
2 edited

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  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute-desc.xml

    r62e9283 rc76806a  
    1111<para><command>traceroute</command> does basically what it says: it traces the
    1212route your packets take from the host you are working on to another host on a
    13 network, showing all the intermediate steps (routers) along the way.</para>
     13network, showing all the intermediate steps (gateways) along the way.</para>
    1414</sect3>
    1515
  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute-exp.xml

    r62e9283 rc76806a  
    88
    99<para><command>make install</command>: Installs <command>traceroute</command>
    10 with <acronym>UID</acronym> set to  root in the <filename>/usr/sbin</filename> directory. This makes it
     10with <acronym>SUID</acronym> set to  root in the <filename>/usr/sbin</filename> directory. This makes it
    1111possible for all users to execute <command>traceroute</command>. For absolute
    1212security, turn off the <acronym>SUID</acronym> bit in <command>traceroute</command>'s file
     
    1414<screen><command>chmod 0755 /usr/sbin/traceroute</command></screen>
    1515
    16 <para>The risk is that if a security problem such as a buffer overflow were
     16<para>The risk is that if a security problem such as a buffer overflow was
    1717ever found in the <application>Traceroute</application> code, a regular user
    1818on your system could gain root access if the program is
    19 <acronym>SUID</acronym> root. Removing
    20 the <acronym>SUID</acronym> permission of course also makes it impossible for users other than
     19<acronym>SUID</acronym> root. Of course, removing
     20the <acronym>SUID</acronym> permission also makes it impossible for users other than
    2121root to utilize <command>traceroute</command>, so decide what's right for your
    2222individual situation.</para>
    2323
    24 <para>Now, to be completely <acronym>FHS</acronym> compliant, as is our aim, if
     24<para>Our aim is to be completely <acronym>FHS</acronym> compliant, so if
    2525you do leave the <command>traceroute</command> binary
    2626<acronym>SUID</acronym> root, then you
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