Taint error with Perl v5.10.1

Drew Marshall drew.marshall at trunknetworks.com
Mon Dec 7 12:18:32 GMT 2009

On 7 Dec 2009, at 11:53, Edward Prendergast wrote:

> When MailScanner drops privileges it goes down to the postfix user.  
> In case this was related to file permissions I altered all the  
> custom modules ownership to root:postfix but this made no  
> difference. My best guess is a tainted @INC:
> http://search.cpan.org/~dapm/perl-5.10.1/pod/perlsec.pod#Taint_mode_and_ 
> @INC
> But I'm not sure if this is correct, and if it is, how to go about  
> solving it?

Try installing the latest beta. I believe Jules has fixed tainting  
issues in that version.


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