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The D in Systemd stands for 'Dammmmit!' A nasty DHCPv6 packet can pwn a vulnerable Linux box

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Re: Meh

"Yes, but not really the problem in this case. "

It is _the_ problem.

"Any DHCP client is going to have to run at least part of the time as root. "

Techically true but still a lie. Systemd runs as root _all the time_ and manages whole system, not just network configuration.

DHCP client runs as a root the milliseconds it needs for adjusting network configuration. Nothing more and claiming it's the same thing is a blatant lie.

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