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SubjectRe: 2.2.0 SECURITY
On Tue, Jan 26, 1999 at 09:46:06PM -0700, Dan Burcaw wrote:
>
> There is a bug that works only on the 2.2.0 kernel that will allow root
> and non-root users to crash the machine (the system reboots).
>
> To replicate this bug do following:
>
> Take any core file, and as normal user or root run: ldd core
>
> The machine will reboot, saying that it cannot get execution permissions
> for ./core
>
> As far as I can tell, this problem only affects x86 machines running
> 2.2.0. I know that PPC is not affected.

I am unable to replicate this.

The machine is a Cyrix 6x86MX-233, using a very recent Debian slink
snapshot. (I just synced with ftp.debian.org last night) ldd version
is 1.9.10

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