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Re: [perl #134169] 5.30.0 - Unable to set supplementary group IDs

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Karl Williamson
June 3, 2019 21:40
Re: [perl #134169] 5.30.0 - Unable to set supplementary group IDs
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On 6/3/19 2:46 PM, James E Keenan via RT wrote:
> On Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:52:50 GMT, wrote:
>> This is a bug report for perl from,
>> generated with the help of perlbug 1.41 running under perl 5.30.0.
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>> [Please describe your issue here]
>> In perl 5.30 it's impossible to set supplementary group IDs as the group
>> id parsing fails.
>> This is due to the fact that Perl_grok_atoUV has been changed so endptr
>> constraints the input. In the current code the endptr simply does not
>> get reset.
>> As this might leave processes with extended privileges I've marked this
>> as critical.
>> See
> Could you provide a brief example of how, previously, you would have expected to be able to set these supplementary grou IDs?
> Thank you very much.

Could you submit a patch against blead?  We also need a test.

The github repository is only a mirror, and is supposed to not be able 
to accept pull requests, but that can't be turned off, unfortunately.

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