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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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