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|Originally Published: Friday, 15 October 1999||Author: Quentin Cregan|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
Stack smash bugs in 2.2.12?
[BugTraq] While doing some debugging, I discovered a really nasty stack smash bug in linux-2.2.12. The I haven't checked previous versions of the 2.2 kernel but bug appears to be fixed in linux-2.2.13pre17. If I am reading this correctly, the implications of this bug could be very dire. It may be possible to easily obtain root privilege on any box running this kernel.