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Re: OpenBSD 2.9,2.8 local root compromise
From: "Tony Lambiris" <tlambiris () skillsoft com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 11:27:23 -0400

AFAIK its been fixed in -current, and it _will_ be in errata shortly..
in the meantime, there is a hotfix for the code itself, read the mailing
lists.. OR

in /etc/fstab, make /tmp nosuid and noexec, then mount -u /tmp (you did
make tmp a seperate partition.. didn tyou?)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andreas Haugsnes" <andreas () haugsnes no>
To: "Bugtraq" <BUGTRAQ () securityfocus com>
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 3:18 AM
Subject: Re: OpenBSD 2.9,2.8 local root compromise


I must say that I gasped and had to wipe sweat from my
forehead when I read, tested and could confirm this
exploit.

The OpenBSD-team has known about this for -6- days (15th of June),
and they haven't been able to come up with atleast a temporary fix?
I can't find anything on errdata / security warnings,
what's up with that?

Andreas Haugsnes


On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 05:14:46PM +0300, Georgi Guninski wrote:
Georgi Guninski security advisory #47, 2001

OpenBSD 2.9,2.8 local root compromise

Systems affected:
OpenBSD 2.9,2.8
Have not tested on other OSes but they may be vulnerable

Vendor status:
OpenBSD was informed on 9 June 2001.



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