Bug 44563 - arpwatch and tcpdump droproot patches keep supplemental groups
arpwatch and tcpdump droproot patches keep supplemental groups
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: tcpdump (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2001-06-14 04:18 EDT by Jarno Huuskonen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-14 04:18:23 EDT
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Description Jarno Huuskonen 2001-06-14 04:18:19 EDT
Description of Problem:
The droproot patches for tcpdump and arpwatch don't have a 
setgroups(0, NULL) call so arpwatch and tcpdump keep (root's) supplemental
groups.

Updated patches are in:
http://www.uku.fi/~jhuuskon/

Or just add setgroups(0, NULL) call before setgid().
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2001-06-18 10:19:29 EDT
will be fixed in tcpdump--3.6.2-4

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