Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #22660, comment 4


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Jun 21, 2017, 1:21:31 AM (2 years ago)
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  • Ticket #22660, comment 4

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    44> Also, we should never be installed SUID, yeah?
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    6 tor relays often launch tor as root, but I don't know of any common setups that allow a local unprivileged user to influence its torrc.
     6tor relays often launch tor as root, and read their configs, then downgrade, but I don't know of any common setups that allow a local unprivileged user to influence its torrc. (If there were, that user could gain access to at least the tor user.)
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    88I'd be more worried about network attacks based on research like this: the researchers couldn't rule them out.
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     10Edit: launch as root then downgrade
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    1012> When I try to build with this, I get many `/usr/bin/ld: warning: -z noexecheap ignored.` warnings.  I don't know if that's something I should be concerned about.