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ping in iputils before 20001010, as distributed on Red Hat Linux 6.2 through 7J and other operating systems, does not drop privileges after acquiring a raw socket, which increases ping's exposure to bugs that otherwise would occur at lower privileges.
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Date Entry Created
20020830 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020830)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(7) Armstrong, Baker, Cole, Cox, Foat, Green, Wall
MODIFY(1) Frech
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:iputils-ping-privileges(11090)

Proposed (Legacy)
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