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chkrootkit local root vulnerability

Discussion in 'Security' started by HostT, Jun 8, 2014.

  1. HostT

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    Wow, interesting. Using chkrootkit to gain root. :p
     
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    Hello :)

    Note that this reports suggests that certain configurations are required for this attack to be effective. For instance, /tmp must not be mounted noexec for this to work, according to the report.

    Thank you.
     
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    Yes that's a relief. :)
     
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    cpanels securetmp script takes care of this, and all the centOS / cPanel servers I checked would not allow execution of files directly from tmp. Definitely worth checking your own setups though.
     
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