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Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 19:59:48 +0200
From: Peter van Dijk <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: powerdns does not clear supplementary groups

Hello list,

On May 25, 2012, at 19:55 , Kurt Seifried wrote:

> Ok this part I did not know, so this is an obvious trust boundary
> violation (the intention was to drop privileges but it instead ADDS
> root privileges).
> Please use CVE-2012-2653 for this issue.

Just in case this slipped by someone - the example given (that adds root) is not for PowerDNS but for arpwatch!

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV -

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