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



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.

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Richard Jones
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----- End forwarded message -----

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