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|Originally Published: Thursday, 8 June 2000||Author: Alexander Reelsen|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
Danger Kernel Leak discovered
Sendmail Inc recently found a kernel bug, what can lead to local root compromise and is present in every 2.2 kernel except 2.2.16. The bug exists in the Linux capability settings, where a setuid binary cannot fully give up its root privileges.