[Snort-devel] Re: SIGHUP doesn't work
roesch at ...402...
Tue Sep 23 19:01:03 EDT 2003
You're right, of course, my 6 month old's sleeping habits (or rather
lack thereof) aren't conducive to the best critical thinking some
On Tuesday, September 23, 2003, at 01:43 AM, Denny Page wrote:
>>> BTW, can you not do a setreuid() back to root since the saved uid
>>> is root?
>> Yes you can, we should do that.
> No, you shouldn't. :-)
> Once you've done a setuid to discard privilege, you should not
> reinstate it
> for any reason.
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