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From: Phil Stracchino (alaricBABCOM.COM)
Date: Mon Apr 16 2001 - 18:10:43 CDT
On Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 10:48:48AM -0400, Jason E Calvert wrote:
> Should we start a project? Say a database for different OS's, SUID programs,
> why, and md5 sums...
> anyone game?
> I have a shell script to give md5 sums on suid root programs. We could start a
> email alias to send the results to and toss the outliers aside for examination
> to get a quick start.
The problem with this is every time someone patches a system binary,
rebuilds against different libraries, rebuilds with a different compiler,
rebuilds with different optimizations, etc, the md5sum database breaks.
You can't possibly allow for all the possible variations outside a single
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