Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 22:51:22 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: radvd 1.8.2 released with security fixes On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 12:42:42PM +0530, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote: > So from what i can see, the maximum harm which would occur if > privsep_init() fails, is that radvd would effectively run in > --singleprocess mode I am an outside observer here (I haven't reviewed the code myself), but doesn't the above amount to admin-configured privilege separation not actually being enabled? If so, this sounds like a security issue to me. Alexander
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