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Linux Kernel 2.6.x PRCTL Core Dump Handling -- Simple workaround
From: "Caveo Internet BV - Security" <security () caveo nl>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 16:50:19 +0200

The most easy way to stop this vulnerability is this by sepcifying the core
dump location

echo /root/core > /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern

This specifies /root as core dump location which makes it unavailable for
the local user.

Kind regards,

    Ronald Timmerman - Caveo Internet BV


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