[ntp:hackers] NTP Release Candidate 4.2.8p1-RC1 Released

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Wed Jan 28 22:11:52 UTC 2015


Yo All!

On Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:23:09 -0800
"Gary E. Miller" <gem at rellim.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:30:12 +0000
> NTP Public Services Project <webmaster at ntp.org> wrote:
> 
> > NTP Release Candidate 4.2.8p1-RC1 is now available for download.
> 
> So the decision was to punt the SHM permissions changes?
> 
> Here is the SHM create in refclock.c line 136:
> 
>         shmid=shmget(0x4e545030 + unit, sizeof (struct shmTime),
>                       IPC_CREAT | (forall ? 0666 : 0600));

No response to this?  At least this non-back-compatible security change
needs to be documented in the NEWS...

Beter yet, rework the code as Bernie and I have requested?

RGDS
GARY
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