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Re: [sm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx: Sendmail local root exploit on linux 2.2.x (fwd)]

On Sat, 10 Jun 2000 liadmin@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Here is an example demonstrating the root exploit that was recently
> discovered in sendmail+kernel (<= 2.2.15).  It is not directly related
> to linux in india.  But is useful, neverthless, to understand how the
> exploit works.  Please don't flame pgm.
> Thaths

I couldn't understand clearly how this works. Will somebody
explain it to me? And no, I don't intend any mischief !