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’bash’ wrapper to raise and lower the bset and pI capabilities

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/sbin/capsh [args ...]


this message


display capability relevant state


decode a hex string to a list of caps


remove xxx,.. capabilities from bset


set caps as per cap_from_text()


set xxx,.. inheritiable set


write a new value for securebits


set keep-capabability bit to <n>


set uid to <n> (hint: id <username>)


chroot(2) to this path to invoke bash


send signal(n) to child


fork and make child sleep for <n> sec


re-exec(capsh) with args as for --


remaing arguments are for /bin/bash (without -- [/sbin/capsh] will simply exit(0))

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