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From: pekkas at netcore.fi (Pekka Savola)
Subject: more segfaults on Redhat 6.x when passing
 "/proc/misc" as a parameter

On Tue, 29 Oct 2002, Dr. Peter Bieringer wrote:

> --On Dienstag, 29. Oktober 2002 08:26 +0200 Pekka Savola
> <pekkas@...core.fi> wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 28 Oct 2002, Day Jay wrote:
> >> Hi, "more" segfaults when you pass "/proc/misc" to it
> >> as a parameter. This happens on my Redhat 6.0 and my
> >> Redhat 6.2 box. More is setuid root. See below:
> > [...]
> > 
> > This appears to be very bogus.  'more' is never setuid unless you made it 
> > so...
> > 
> > I didn't manage to segfaul 'more' on RHL62 box either..
> 
> But me here as "root" and as a normal user.
> Using kernel-2.2.22-6.2.2 with openwall patch and libsafe-1.3
> Tested on 2 systems.
> 
> BTW: cat and less are ok.

Oh, that's something caused by the kernel upgrade.

-- 
Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords


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