[CentOS] defense-in-depth possible for sshd?
jdmls at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 10 13:49:19 UTC 2012
From: Bennett Haselton <bennett at peacefire.org>
> On 1/10/2012 5:16 AM, John Doe wrote:
>> The sshd child is running as bob; so it has bob (and not root) rights...
> Yes, I understand that. What I said was that if you could take complete
> control of the sshd process you were connecting to, even if that process
> was completely unprivileged, you could still make it say "Accept a login
> from 'root' with password 'foo'" and then log in as root.
How would your bob owned child sshd take complete control of the
parent root owned sshd...?
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