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SubjectRe: Local root exploit with kmod and modutils > 2.1.121
> >Then dev_load is being called the wrong way. In older kernels we explicitly
> >only did a dev_load with user passed names providing suser() was true.
> ping6 -I module_name. ping6 is setuid, it passes the interface name to
> the kernel while it holds root privileges, suser() == true. It is
> not reasonable to expect setuid programs to know that Linux does
> something special with some parameters when no other O/S has that
> "feature".

ping6 shouldnt be running with CAP_SYS_MODULE in the first place

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