Re: [masq] 1st virus in Linux :( (fwd)

Neil Moore (
Fri, 7 Feb 1997 17:39:22 -0500

> On Fri, 7 Feb 1997 wrote:
> I don't agree. Doom has a known bug which allows any user on your system
> to get root if doom is installed setuid root. Every Linux distribution
> I've ever used installs Doom setuid root, and RedHat has only recently
> released a patch to correct this. (The patch doesn't fix doom, just
> removes the setuid bit.)

Why not just delete it?

-Neil Moore
(finger for my Geek Code)