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SubjectRe: Kernels 2.2 and 2.4 exploit (ALL VERSION WHAT I HAVE TESTED UNTILL NOW!)
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On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 04:13:05PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-03-19 at 14:55, Anders Gustafsson wrote:
> > If access can't be shut down while compiling the new kernel
> > echo /foo/bar/doesnotexist >/proc/sys/kernel/modprobe
> >
> > would help, wouldn't it?
>
> Against the default exploit circulating yes, in the general
> case we don't believe so.

Ah, there might be other stuff than modprobe that execs out of a
kernelthread. But to exploit the kernelthread must execve so there is a
userspaceprocess to ptrace, right?

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Anders Gustafsson - andersg@0x63.nu - http://0x63.nu/
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