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A Linux system runs a complicated system of well referenced shared libraries and programs that use them. It is very common for administrators to move / delete things but forget to remove references! Most of the time this just causes programs to error and not run. However, in some cases this can be exploited to escalate privileges!
Your mission is to get a root shell on the box and retrieve the flag!
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