The proc filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.37 and
earlier does not restrict access to the /proc directory tree of a
process after this process performs an exec of a setuid program, which
allows local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial
of service via open, lseek, read, and write system calls.
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FULLDISC:20110122 Proc filesystem and SUID-Binaries
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