Problem with inn

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Dec 8 17:26:34 UTC 2005

Gary Hayers <gary at> writes:

> Can anyone offer some suggestions on solving this? This is a snippet of 
> my errlog, this goes on at approx. 10 lines per second.

> Insecure $ENV{PATH} while running setuid at 
> /usr/local/news/lib/ line 14.
> Compilation failed in require at /usr/local/news/bin/controlchan line 2.

You're running controlchan with tainting turned on.  That's probably not a
great idea, at least until we have real Perl modules for parsing INN's
configuration files.

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