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A privilege escalation flaw in udev

A privilege escalation flaw in udev

Posted Apr 23, 2009 13:52 UTC (Thu) by Ross (guest, #4065)
In reply to: A privilege escalation flaw in udev by nix
Parent article: A privilege escalation flaw in udev

It's useful for chroot()ed filesystems or to fix /dev problems from another installation by mounting
under /mnt or wherever. The kernel shouldn't "know" that /dev is special.

I believe that installers also create these files in /tmp if you want another example.


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