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New Old Bugs in the Linux Kernel

New Old Bugs in the Linux Kernel

Have you ever been casually perusing the source code of the Linux kernel and thought to yourself “Wait a minute, that can’t be right”? That’s the position we found ourselves in when we found three bugs in a forgotten corner of the mainline Linux kernel that turned out to be about 15 years old. Unlike most things that we find gathering dust, these bugs turned out to still be good, and one turned out to be useable as a Local Privilege Escalation (LPE) in multiple Linux environments.

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