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By guruleenyc, Senior Member on 28th November 2010, 01:50 AM
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28th November 2010, 06:26 AM |#11  
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correct it obtains root, but do you understand how? the whole reason it works is by exploiting adb so unless you happen to have the phone version of adb included in your linux build i would think this is pretty harmless

shabbypenguin is right guys... you can't hack regular linux with this... so don't worry about it, and move on...

just be sure to reactivate your antivirus after using it.
 
 
28th November 2010, 07:10 AM |#12  
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shabbypenguin is right guys... you can't hack regular linux with this... so don't worry about it, and move on...

just be sure to reactivate your antivirus after using it.

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The exploitation of adb is used to get the RATM file on the phone... then RATM uses an exploit in the linux kernel to gain root access. I'm pretty sure RATM isn't using adb to do its magic. What I don't know, is if it is exploiting a part of the kernel that is android specific, or a part that is in every linux kernel

It's busting open the adb daemon on the phone, which runs as root. It'll do nothing to a desktop linux box unless you have an ARMv7 powered desktop running an Android specific kernel :P
28th November 2010, 07:27 AM |#13  
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It's busting open the adb daemon on the phone, which runs as root. It'll do nothing to a desktop linux box unless you have an ARMv7 powered desktop running an Android specific kernel :P

Omg that's what I have I'm screwed :P

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28th November 2010, 03:56 PM |#14  
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lol told you to upgrade to ARMv8 :P
28th November 2010, 05:18 PM |#15  
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28th November 2010, 08:48 PM |#16  
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It's busting open the adb daemon on the phone, which runs as root. It'll do nothing to a desktop linux box unless you have an ARMv7 powered desktop running an Android specific kernel :P

That makes perfect sense, thanks for the clarification (and for not being a dick about it, as is so often a problem in the Epic forums...)
29th November 2010, 05:25 PM |#17  
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What you wrote makes no sense, the reason the anti-virus detects it as a trojan is because it includes exploit code to obtain root in LINUX. It won't do anything to a windows box but it can completely own a vulnerable linux box. So telling someone they would need to switch to linux in order to avoid this exploit is ridiculous.

As has been stated, its not a linux exploit. Its an adb exploit, quit trying to associate things and sound smarter than you are. Just because your shirt is red, and your car is red doesn't mean you can drive your shirt. what I said makes perfect sense.

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Just because your shirt is red, and your car is red doesn't mean you can drive your shirt.

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13th April 2011, 06:44 AM |#19  
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Necrophilia is illegal.

That's not what the guy running the hospital morgue told me.

I changed to NIS and it doesn't say squat about it.

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