Bug 20231 - Patch for tcpdump to run as normal user
Patch for tcpdump to run as normal user
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcpdump (Show other bugs)
6.2
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2000-11-02 12:58 EST by Jarno Huuskonen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-07 07:26:52 EST
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drop root patch for tcpdump-3.4 (3.02 KB, patch)
2000-11-02 12:59 EST, Jarno Huuskonen
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Description Jarno Huuskonen 2000-11-02 12:58:14 EST
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.

Thanks, 
-Jarno
Comment 1 Jarno Huuskonen 2000-11-02 12:59:30 EST
Created attachment 4934 [details]
drop root patch for tcpdump-3.4

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