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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [SECURITY] suid procs exec'd with bad 0,1,2 fds
    On Tue, 4 Aug 1998, David S. Miller wrote:

    > However I still contend that this is an ass-backwards way to fix
    > bugs in software.

    That may be...but it definitely works and adds and extra line of defense
    against unknown or unfixed buffer overflow exploits. It helped me catch
    the guy using the vsyslog libc overflow, and stopped him from getting root
    again.

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