Tomcat before 5.0.27-r3 in Gentoo Linux sets the default permissions
on the init scripts as tomcat:tomcat, but executes the scripts with
root privileges, which could allow local users in the tomcat group to
execute arbitrary commands as root by modifying the scripts.
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