Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:34:25 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: oping allows the disclosure of arbitrary file contents ----- "Julien Tinnes" <jt@....org> 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. Thanks. -- JB
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