bugMuddleftpd - Flexible, secure FTP Daemon - Bugs: bug #7742, check of root access before bind


bug #7742: check of root access before bind

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 16 Feb 2004 09:21:38 AM UTC  
Category:  program Severity:  5 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Beau Kuiper <rugger>
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  None

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Mon 16 Feb 2004 09:21:38 AM UTC, original submission:

there is a check in muddleftpd- that triggers fatal error when we want port < 1024 and uid != 0 before bind. I'm running patched linux kernel, that allows binding on any port for non-root users on specific ip address on loopback interface. May be do check AFTER bind failed?



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