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bug #48383: Privilage escilation using kernel line

Submitted by:  fennec <fennectech>
Submitted on:  Sun 03 Jul 2016 07:04:49 AM UTC  
Category:  Booting Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Software Error
Status:  Invalid Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name:  Fennectech
Open/Closed:  Closed Release: 
Release:  other Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Sun 03 Jul 2016 07:47:35 AM UTC, comment #1: 

You can protect menu entry modification with password.

Andrei Borzenkov <arvidjaar>
Project Member
Sun 03 Jul 2016 07:04:49 AM UTC, original submission:  

Setting init paramater to a shell will result in a root shell with full access to the system with no authentication or passwords    you can also change the root password or passwords of other users this way

fennec <fennectech>


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