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To: "Jason Ornstein - Under The Wire, Inc." <ornstein@Wire.COM>
Subject: Re: problems with majordomo
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Date: Tue, 02 Feb 93 15:21:09 MST
From: Jeff Polk <polk@BSDI.COM>
> I am installing the latest version of majordomo and have run across a
> problem that I seem to be at a loss to solve. I don't think that it
> is a majordomo problem, but it might be. The system that this is
> being installed on is bsd/386 from bsdi.
> The problem is that if wrapper is as follows
> -rwsr-sr-x 1 daemon mjrdomo 23287 Feb 2 14:55 wrapper*
> majordomo-owner gets the following mail when majordomo is sent a request
> To: owner-majordomo
> From: MAILER-DAEMON (Mail Delivery Subsystem)
> Subject: Returned mail: unknown mailer error 2
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> Can't run setuid script with taint checks.
> 554 "|/usr/local/mail/majordomo/wrapper majordomo"... unknown mailer
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> From: ornstein (Jason Ornstein)
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> To: majordomo
> If I change the ownership of wrapper to root, everything works like it
> If anyone has any helpful hints concerning this I would love to hear
> them. Also, if there aren't any hints, maybe what the possible risks
> of leaving wrapper owned by root are.
> Cogwheel Incorporated, Boulder *** Producers of low-cost dialup IP
> Boulder-Denver/Hong Kong
This is a problem with setuid scripts in BSD/386. There just isn't
any way to do it at the moment (the majordomo server on BSDI.COM is down
right now for this very reason). I'll let you know as soon as I
get the fixed exec.c for the kernel.
/\ Jeff Polk Berkeley Software Design, Inc.
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