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SubjectRe: Glitch in sys_chroot()

Jonathan Larmour <> writes:

> This was commented on in some security lists, but it never seems
> to have made it into the kernel as of 2.0.25.

That's because the bug is in chroot(8), not chroot(2). chroot(2) is
supposed to change only the root directory; Linux's behavior is

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