Version 1.4.1 of rootsh

Release Notes: Some xterm escape sequences could cause empty syslog messages. This was a critical error, since users could hide their actions in a syslog-only environment. This bug in stripesc has been fixed.

Other releases

  •  24 Mar 2005 06:17

Release Notes: Mac OS X support was added. syslogging of the username was added. Examples were added to the INSTALL file. The environment variable ROOTSH_SESSIONID is now set inside a running rootsh. The Irix logdir in configure.in was fixed. A bug that causing a core dump under SunOS5.9 with the -u option was fixed. A bug which sent an ugly last line to syslog under Linux was fixed.

  •  11 Feb 2005 17:56

Release Notes: Support for the SGI Irix operating system was added. The format of syslog messages was slightly changed to be RFC 3164 compliant.

  •  17 Dec 2004 21:13

Release Notes: Tamper detection code was added to endlogging(). The deletion of log files during a session is now recognized. A bug that caused random core dumps under HP-UX was fixed. Conditional compilation was implemented in basename.c for Cygwin. Many comments were added to the code.

  •  07 Dec 2004 13:52

Release Notes: Some xterm escape sequences could cause empty syslog messages. This was a critical error, since users could hide their actions in a syslog-only environment. This bug in stripesc has been fixed.

  •  04 Dec 2004 20:04

Release Notes: For those who want to monitor users as soon as they log into a machine, rootsh can now be used as login shell in /etc/ passwd. For this purpose there is a new option --with- defaultshell= for configuring.

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