[TUHS] Old Unix vulnerabilities

Tim Newsham tim.newsham at gmail.com
Fri May 19 03:32:07 AEST 2017

Here are some previously reported ones:



On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 1:34 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:

> OK, I'll kick it off.
> A beauty in V6 (and possibly V7) was discovered by the kiddies in Elec
> Eng; by sending a signal with an appropriately-crafted negative value (as
> determined from inspecting <user.h>) you could overwrite u.u_uid with
> zero...  Needless to say I scrambled to fix that one on my 11/40 network!
> --
> Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will
> suffer."

Tim Newsham | www.thenewsh.com/~newsham | @newshtwit | thenewsh.blogspot.com
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