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Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:01:53 -0700
From: Andy Lutomirski <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-0181: Linux network reconfiguration due to incorrect
 netlink checks

On Apr 22, 2014 2:37 PM, "Andy Lutomirski" <> wrote:
> It is possible to reconfigure the network on Linux by calling write(2)
> on an appropriately connected network socket.  By passing such a
> socket as stdout or stderr to a setuid program, anyone can reconfigure
> the network.

s/network socket/netlink socket

> Eric Biederman sent patches to netdev containing a possible fix.
> --
> Andy Lutomirski
> AMA Capital Management, LLC

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