[SOLVED] Taint error with Perl v5.10.1
edward.prendergast at netring.co.uk
Mon Dec 7 16:07:23 GMT 2009
Johan Hendriks 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
>>>> 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
>> 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.
> Perl-5.8.9 will give you the same problem.
> Use perl 5.8.8 or 5.10.0
> this will work
Thanks - I will do this until the taint fixes make it into the stable
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