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Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:34:25 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: oping allows the disclosure of
  arbitrary file contents

----- "Julien Tinnes" <> wrote:
> in case anyone cares, oping also attempts to drop privileges with
> setuid(getuid()); without checking setuid()'s return value.
> It's an obvious vulnerability, because a local attacker can make
> setuid() fail by setting a resource limit of 0 for RLIMIT_NPROC with
> setrlimit().

Does that have any security implications though? I've not looked at the app.
If it's a security problem, I'll give it a CVE id.



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