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From: pekkas at (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
> <> 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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