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Re: numerous free/paid account systems are vulnerable to privledges elevation attacks
From: Michal Zalewski <lcamtuf () DIONE IDS PL>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 10:44:01 +0100

On Sun, 12 Nov 2000, Jeff Bachtel wrote:

Starting off with this, I know of no distribution (of OpenBSD, of
RedHat, of Debian etc.) that has any sort of automatic account
generation built in.

That's why I am not saying this vulnerability is a problem of specific
distribution, but of a numerous account creation utils - this problem
seems to be generic, you could use any search engine to locate dozens of
adduser.cgi, adduser.pl amd similar scripts invoking system utilities.

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Michal Zalewski [lcamtuf () tpi pl] [tp.internet/security]
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