Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:01:53 -0700 From: Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE-2014-0181: Linux network reconfiguration due to incorrect netlink checks On Apr 22, 2014 2:37 PM, "Andy Lutomirski" <luto@...capital.net> 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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