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vmsplice(): the making of a local root exploit

vmsplice(): the making of a local root exploit

Posted Feb 12, 2008 20:57 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: vmsplice(): the making of a local root exploit by bronson
Parent article: vmsplice(): the making of a local root exploit

The reason why it's not widely used yet is because it's quite new. Many 
people probably don't even have a glibc with this call in (it was added in 
2.5), and there's a long lag time after that before applications can start 
relying on it (or even benefiting detectably from it).


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