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bmon -- unsafe set-user-ID application


Jon Nistor reported that the FreeBSD port of bmon was installed set-user-ID root, and executes commands using relative paths. This could allow local user to easily obtain root privileges.



portaudit: bmon -- unsafe set-user-ID application

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