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sudo: must be setuid root (Mac OS X)

I ran $ sudo chown -R $USER /usr/bin and now when I try to run programs under the /usr/bin path as sudo I get sudo:must be setuid root What should I do if I would like to revert the chown?
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When is appropriate to remove setuid/setgid privileges from an app?

I've been skimming through the NSA suggestions for hardening Mac OS X and Linux and noticed this little tidbit of info: Setuid programs run with the privileges of the file's owner (which is often ...