Bug 81689 - probe command segfaults / hangs system
probe command segfaults / hangs system
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-01-12 14:43 EST by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-25 03:29:16 EST
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core from /sbin/probe -t a (72.00 KB, application/octet-stream)
2003-01-12 14:44 EST, Chris Ricker
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Description Chris Ricker 2003-01-12 14:43:33 EST
Just reported on full-disclosure, and reproduced on 2.4.18-19.8 (SMP).

As a normal user, the command:

$ /sbin/probe -t a

segfaults (doesn't have to be a -- any string will do). The core dump will be

As a root user, the same command:

# /sbin/probe -t a

hangs the system
Comment 1 Chris Ricker 2003-01-12 14:44:47 EST
Created attachment 89322 [details]
core from /sbin/probe -t a

core dump generated by

$ /sbin/probe -t a

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