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Kernel function hijacking

Silvio Cesare
November 1999

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This paper describes a method of hijacking internal kernel functions, that is, kernel functions that are declared inside the kernel without a function pointer or vector for changing the kernel function it points too. This can have practical uses, as given in example code which patches the process accounting code to not log specially marked processes (processes given signal 31).

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