Re: dropping ``setgid tty'' in dump(8)

From: Ruslan Ermilov (ru@FreeBSD.org)
Date: 09/05/01


Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 18:43:59 +0300
From: Ruslan Ermilov <ru@FreeBSD.org>
To: security@FreeBSD.org

This and that patches have been committed.

On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 08:19:09PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> Hi!
>
> The attached patch replaces the ``wall -g'' functionality built
> into dump(8) directly with the call to wall(1), thus making it
> possible to drop the ``setgid tty'' privilege.
>
> The DIALUP check was weak, and was also removed.
>
> The patch is based on the OpenBSD's work.
>
> <PS>
> I've posted another message to the -audit that makes ``wall -g''
> really work.
> </PS>

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