The generic_file_splice_write function in fs/splice.c in the Linux
kernel before 2.6.19 does not properly strip setuid and setgid bits
when there is a write to a file, which allows local users to gain the
privileges of a different group, and obtain sensitive information or
possibly have unspecified other impact, by splicing into an inode in
order to create an executable file in a setgid directory, a different
vulnerability than CVE-2008-4210.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20081003 CVE-2008-3833 kernel: remove SUID when splicing into an inode
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