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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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