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Re: Backtrack 5 R2 priv escalation 0day found in CTF exercise

And now for some truth / enlightenment: 

On Wed, 11 Apr 2012 09:49:48 -0500, "Adam Behnke"
<adam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> wicd Privilege Escalation 0Day
> Tested against Backtrack 5, 5 R2, Arch distributions
> Spawns a root shell. Has not been tested for potential remote
> vectors. 
> Discovered by a student that wishes to remain anonymous in the course
> This 0day exploit for Backtrack 5 R2 was discovered by a student in the
> InfoSec Institute Ethical Hacking class, during an evening CTF exercise.
> The
> student wishes to remain anonymous, he has contributed a python version
> the 0day, a patch that can be applied to wicd, as well as a writeup
> detailing the discovery and exploitation process. You can find a python
> version of the exploit and full write up with patch here:
> http://www.infosecinstitute.com/courses/ethical_hacking_training.html