Bug 18466

Summary: traceroute: local root exploit now exists
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Chris Evans <chris>
Component: tracerouteAssignee: Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Aaron Brown <abrown>
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Version: 6.2CC: mattdm, notting
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Chris Evans 2000-10-05 20:46:06 UTC
Hmm - we fixed a dodgy traceroute flaw for RH7.0. So RH7.0 is safe.
However it now turns out that this dodgy flaw is in fact exploitable.
Bugtraq reference:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/137778
To be honest, a rebuild of the RH7.0 SRPM is a quick and easy fix :-)
For original RH7.0 bug see bug #13466

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-10-08 09:00:37 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 13466 ***