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The mtr program only uses a seteuid call when attempting to drop privileges, which could allow local users to gain root privileges.
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  • BUGTRAQ:20000303 Potential security problem with mtr
  • DEBIAN:20000309 mtr
  • FREEBSD:FreeBSD-SA-00:09
  • BUGTRAQ:20000308 [TL-Security-Announce] mtr-0.41 and earlier TLSA2000003-1 (fwd)
  • BID:1038
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