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Re: [vox] [fwd] Local Linux root exploit [in splice,affects 2.6.17 thru 2.6.24.1!]
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Re: [vox] [fwd] Local Linux root exploit [in splice,affects 2.6.17 thru 2.6.24.1!]



Yes.  I comitted a fix for this today as well:

aptitude dist-upgrade

:)

Ah, I just love Debian (and variants).

On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 05:02:45AM -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> 
> A fix looks like it's been committed:
> 
>   http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=712a30e63c8066ed84385b12edbfb804f49cbc44
> 
> -bill!
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Kristian Erik Hermansen -----
> 
> Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 14:50:39 -0800
> From: "Kristian Erik Hermansen"
> Subject: [sf-lug] Fwd: [Gllug] Local Linux root exploit
> To: "Linux userGroup" <sf-lug@linuxmafia.com>
> 
> Very bad :-(
> 
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Richard Jones
> Date: Feb 10, 2008 2:04 PM
> Subject: [Gllug] Local Linux root exploit
> To: Greater London Linux Users Group
> 
> 
> http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/02/10/2011257
> 
> Exploit:
> http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/5092
> 
> Very temporary fix:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=464953#14
> 
> Rich.
> 
> --
> Richard Jones
> Red Hat
> --
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> 
> -- 
> -bill!
> bill@newbreedsoftware.com
> http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/
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