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Bug 21409 - Improper groupID when running gnorpm-auth
Improper groupID when running gnorpm-auth
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnorpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Dale Lovelace
: Security
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Reported: 2000-11-28 01:04 EST by zeroday26
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-28 01:04:20 EST
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Description zeroday26 2000-11-28 01:04:18 EST
when running gnorpm-auth group ID is not properly changed to
	root anymore- it retains the groupid of the spawning user-
	which may represent a security hole. I am finding the groupIO
	of my usual console user ID all over the system ever since I 
	upgraded to the new gnorpm-auth which was a rerelease of the
	non-functioning gnorpm-auth recently released.(gnorpm package)
	in order to be safe I must now run 'su -c gnorpm' rather than
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-03-05 16:26:10 EST
In gnorpm-0.96, gnorpm.keys no longer mentions gnorpm-auth by default.

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