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Old 21st August 2013
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The syslog port is a low numbered port, so privilege separation is used. The checking of program options occurs after privilege separation has already completed. If "-u" is used, the variable SecureMode is set to false and the opened port then is utilized. See /usr/src/usr.sbin/syslogd/*

Last edited by jggimi; 21st August 2013 at 12:33 PM. Reason: typo: removed "not" in the -u statement :)
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