Bug 18466 - traceroute: local root exploit now exists
traceroute: local root exploit now exists
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 13466
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: traceroute (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2000-10-05 16:46 EDT by Chris Evans
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-06 10:10:31 EDT
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Description Chris Evans 2000-10-05 16:46:06 EDT
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 05:00:37 EDT

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

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