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Date:      Tue, 3 Jun 1997 08:18:55 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Steve <>
To:        Michael Haro <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Security problem with FreeBSD 2.2.1 default installation
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Delete it - you should not have a need for suidperl

On Mon, 2 Jun 1997, Michael Haro wrote:

> Hi, yesterday one of my users gained root access to my system. 
> They did it by exploiting a bug in /usr/bin/sperl4*
> Why does FreeBSD ship with a security hole?  Is this a new one that you didn't
> know about?  How can I remedy the problem?  Right now, I deleted the file from
> the server.  I am new to FreeBSD and would like to know how to fix it.
> Thanks,
> Michael

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