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    SubjectRe: 2.2.0 SECURITY (OK with Lib C 5)

    On Tue, 26 Jan 1999, 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).
    >
    > 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

    Guess this is a glibc anomally. I can't reproduce it on my machine.

    > cat dump.c
    main()
    {
    int *a = 0;
    *a = 1;
    }
    > ./dump
    Segmentation fault (core dumped)
    > ls -l core
    -rw------- 1 rmoore users 253952 Jan 26 23:13 core

    > ldd core
    (nothing happens)

    ldd version 1.8.5
    lib c version 5.4.38

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    Ryan Moore rmoore@rmoore.i.seawood.org


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