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Dirty COW [message #52593] Sat, 22 October 2016 08:05 Go to next message
hordar is currently offline  hordar
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Hi! Dirty COW allows privilege-escalation via writing /proc/self/mem
PoC https://github.com/dirtycow/dirtycow.github.io/blob/master/d irtyc0w.c demonstrates writing to root owned file by unprivileged user. Does this PE vulnerability potentially allow escape from OpenVZ container?
Re: Dirty COW [message #52594 is a reply to message #52593] Mon, 24 October 2016 09:09 Go to previous message
vaverin is currently offline  vaverin
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Dear hordar,
This question requires additional investigation.
At present we do not know about escapes from container, but we cannot exclude this.

Thank you,
Vasily Averin
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