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Author kevans
Recipients gregory.p.smith, izbyshev, kevans, koobs, nanjekyejoannah, pablogsal, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2019-01-17.06:42:39
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I'll be preparing a patch for our posix_spawn's signal handling.

My mistake in my setuid assessment was pointed out to me- it doesn't seem like a highly likely attack vector, but it is indeed possible.

If the child errored out, they will indeed be properly reapable at that point due to how vfork is implemented -- any observation to the contrary is to be considered a bug.
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