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Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 05:38:10 -0400 (EDT)
From: Siddharth Sharma <>
Subject: CVE Request for glusterfs:  fuse check return value of setuid

Problem description from the bug:

setuid() sets the effective user ID of the calling process.  
If the effective UID of the caller is root, the real UID and
saved set-user-ID are also set. On success, zero is returned.
On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.

Note: there are cases where setuid() can fail even when the 
caller is UID 0; it is a grave security error to omit checking
for a failure return from setuid(). if an environment limits 
the number of processes a user can have, setuid() might fail if
the target uid already is at the limit.

Can we have CVE assigned to this ?

Upstream Ref:

Siddharth Sharma / Red Hat Product Security / Key ID : 0xD9F6489A 
Fingerprint :  0x6F04C684 A49C E4CE 8148 E841 CD6F 8E55 D9F6 489A 

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