Bug#837183: systemd: unprivileged call to systemd-resolve starts systemd-resolved even when masked

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Fri Sep 9 22:33:52 BST 2016

Am 09.09.2016 um 22:47 schrieb Brian Kroth:
> Package: systemd
> Version: 230-7~bpo8+2
> Severity: normal
> Tags: security
> Dear Maintainer,
> systemd appears to start systemd-resolved, even when it's been masked,
> in the background even when an unprivileged user calls systemd-resolve.
> However, calls to start the service manually via systemctl are rejected
> (correctly).
> This seems like an error and a potential security issue.
> Details on my test and setup are as follows.  Let me know if you have
> any questions or need any other information.

I assume you have libnss-resolve installed and enabled (in /etc/nsswitch)?

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universe are pointed away from Earth?

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