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Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:59:57 +0100
From: John Haxby <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2016-7545 -- SELinux sandbox escape

On 26/09/16 17:54, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> Are there any use cases for TIOCSTI other than producing exploits?

Yes.  Admitedly a long time ago, but I used to use it to run commands in
a nominated shell (window).   In some ways it was a pre-cursor to what
now tends to be done by dbus, but TIOCSTI does occasionally have uses
other than producing exploits.


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