Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:41:12 -0700 From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> To: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: kernel: fs.suid_dumpable=2 privilege escalation On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 5:42 AM, Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> wrote: > Should this be treated as a security vulnerability? > > “fs: make dumpable=2 require fully qualified path” > <http://lwn.net/Articles/503682/> > > Some widely-used cronie versions still do not have hardening and parse > commands in core dumps. I didn't seek a CVE for this at the time since it requires a pretty specific combination of configurations. Namely: setting dumpable=2 without a dump handler, which I couldn't find any distro doing. I have no objection, of course. -Kees -- Kees Cook Chrome OS Security
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