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Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 07:41:15 -0700
From: Tavis Ormandy <>
Subject: Re: xscreensaver package caps gets raw socket

On Sat, Apr 17, 2021 at 07:31:05AM -0700, Tavis Ormandy wrote:
> - The code could use ping sockets instead, but they're still rarely
>   enabled by default, and users have to set the ping_group_range sysctl.
>   I personally think it's time to enable them by default, but that's a
>   different discussion :-)

Oh, I also pitched using popen("/bin/ping" ..), but I think nobody is
really convinced that will work, but I kinda like it :)


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