Bug 20231 - Patch for tcpdump to run as normal user
Summary: Patch for tcpdump to run as normal user
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcpdump
Version: 6.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact:
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-11-02 17:58 UTC by Jarno Huuskonen
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2000-11-07 12:26:52 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
drop root patch for tcpdump-3.4 (3.02 KB, patch)
2000-11-02 17:59 UTC, Jarno Huuskonen
no flags Details | Diff

Description Jarno Huuskonen 2000-11-02 17:58:14 UTC
I made a patch for tcpdump-3.4 that adds -u parameter. This patch
allows tcpdump to drop root privileges after opening socket (like 
the arpwatch patch).

I'm attaching the patch (too many lines to cut and paste). If you notice
something wrong with the patch please let me know.


Comment 1 Jarno Huuskonen 2000-11-02 17:59:30 UTC
Created attachment 4934 [details]
drop root patch for tcpdump-3.4

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