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Re: Linux kernel ELF core dump privilege elevation
From: Greg KH <gregkh () suse de>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2005 11:30:46 -0700

On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 11:12:11AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 01:08:56PM +0200, Paul Starzetz wrote:
Hi,

since it became clear from the discussion in January about the uselib() 
vulnerability, that the Linux community prefers full, non-embargoed 
disclosure of kernel bugs, I release full details right now. However to 
follows at least some of the responsable disclosure rules, no exploit code will be 
released. Instead, only a proof-of-concept code is released to demonstrate 
the vulnerability.

<snip>

And here's a patch for 2.6 that is completly untested.  I'll work on
testing it today and if it works, we will release a new 2.6.11.y release
with this fix in it.

thanks,

greg k-h


Subject: possibly fix Linux kernel ELF core dump privilege elevation

As noted by Paul Starzetz

references CAN-something-I-need-to-go-look-up...

CAN-2005-1263  is the correct one.  Sorry for being lazy and not looking
it up right away.

thanks,

greg k-h


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