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Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:43:52 -0700
From: Seth Arnold <>
To: Graham Dumpleton <>
Subject: Re: Security release for mod_wsgi (version 3.5)

On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 10:39:49PM +1000, Graham Dumpleton wrote:
> On MacOS X at least, it [setgid] really doesn't care what you give it.
> You can give it negative numbers or even really large numbers and it
> will happily set it to the value. I can't find any good information on
> what Linux would do and can't test it right now.

On Linux, since 2.4 times, all representable values in gid_t are legal
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