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Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:17:31 +0200
From: Noel Kuntze <noel@...ilie-kuntze.de>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Several low impact ntp.org ntpd issues


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Hi Mark,

> Doesn't ntpd have to run as root to steer the clock? Are there any OSes
> where it's not?

Linux. ntpd needs CAP_SYS_TIME there to set the time. There's no need to run it as root.

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Mit freundlichen Grüßen/Kind Regards,
Noel Kuntze

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