[TOOL] Anti-Ptrace Linux LKM

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Date: 03/30/03

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      Anti-Ptrace Linux LKM


    The following Linux LKM allows an administrator to disable the ptrace
    abilities under the 2.4.x kernels.

    Tool source:
    # root@Hogwarts:/home/sacrine/TEST# chmod +x anti-ptrace
    # root@Hogwarts:/home/sacrine/TEST# ./anti-ptrace
    # [+] making anti-ptrace.c: OK
    # [+] compiling the script: OK
    # [+] loading the module : OK

    echo -n " [+] making anti-ptrace.c: "
    cat > anti-ptrace.c <<NETRIC

     * Noodoplossing voor de ptrace race vuln
     * anti-ptrace.c by sacrine
     * netric.org

    #define __KERNEL__
    #define MODULE
    #define LINUX

    #include <linux/module.h>
    #include <linux/kernel.h>
    #include <linux/types.h>
    #include <linux/version.h>
    #include <linux/slab.h>
    #include <linux/sched.h>
    #include <linux/fs.h>
    #include <linux/ctype.h>
    #include <linux/tty.h>
    #include <sys/syscall.h>

    #include <linux/ptrace.h>

    long (*o_ptrace) ( pid_t pid,
       void *addr,
       void *data );

    extern void* sys_call_table[];

    int anti_ptrace( pid_t pid,
       uid_t uid,
       void *addr,
       void *data )
       uid_t o_uid;

       if(current->uid == 0)
       printk("warning: ptrace(); violation\n"
      "pid=[%i] uid=[%i]\n"
       console_print("warning: non-root users are not allowed to use
       return EPERM;

    int init_module(void)
       printk("anti-ptrace kernel module loaded with pid=[%i]\n",

    void cleanup_module(void)
       printk("anti-ptrace kernel module ended with pid=[%i]\n",

    echo "OK";
    echo -n " [+] compiling the script: ";
    gcc -c anti-ptrace.c -I/lib/modules/$(uname -r)/build/include
    echo "OK";
    echo -n " [+] loading the module : ";
    /sbin/insmod anti-ptrace.o >/dev/null
    echo "OK";

    # sacrine [Netric Security]


    The information has been provided by <mailto:sacrine@netric.org> sacrine.


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