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Re: utmp and friends



>The problem is that setgid binaries have some environment variables
>like LD_LIBRARY_PATH and TMPDIR removed.

This is correct. Otherwise you could have a security risk.

>Unfortunately I can't fix it unless utempter is accessible without setgid. Do 
>we really need to protect the file from bad applications?

Yes we must restrict access of that file.

-Steve


       
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