Taint error with Perl v5.10.1
edward.prendergast at netring.co.uk
Mon Dec 7 12:33:41 GMT 2009
Drew Marshall wrote:
> 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:
>> 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.
Thanks for your feedback. As I'm running in production I think I may
downgrade to Perl 5.8.9 (I have the flexibility to do this now - this is
one of the reasons why I'm looking to replace the RHEL-bundled Perl
RPM-based install with a custom version) and wait for these changes to
work their way through in a stable release.
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