GNU Glibc ld.so ORIGIN Privilege Escalation Exploit

The GNU C library (GNU glibc) is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. This module exploits the vulnerability to install an agent with root privileges. WARNING: This is an early release module. This is not the final version of this module. It is a pre-released version in order to deliver a module as quickly as possible to our customers that may be useful in some situations. Since this module is not the final version it may contain bugs or have limited functionality and may not have complete or accurate documentation.
Exploit type: 
Platform: 
Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2010-3847
Product Version: 
10.5
Released Date: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 00:00