Chw00t: Breaking Unices’ Chroot Solutions

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Author: Balazs Bucsay

Chroot is not a security solution, but still lots of people use it as it was one. Based on tricky chroot, Jail was introduced in FreeBSD, Containers — in Solaris, and LXC — on Linux. However, some chroot solutions are breakable or at least partly breakable, and you would be surprised to hear how many.

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Balazs Bucsay is a Hungarian hacker with 14 years of experience, currently living in Hungary, Europe. Works for Vodafone (the world's second largest mobile operator company) as an ethical hacking specialist, doing penetration tests and other security related tasks. Participated in a series of ethical hacking competitions, owns professional certificates including OSCP, OSCE, and OSWP.

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