KPPP 2.1.2 in KDE 3.1.5 and earlier, when setuid root without certain
wrappers, does not properly close a privileged file descriptor for a
domain socket, which allows local users to read and write to
/etc/hosts and /etc/resolv.conf and gain control over DNS name
resolution by opening a number of file descriptors before executing
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