[K12OSN] Linux kernel DoS exploit -- don't need root!
microman at cmosnetworks.com
Mon Jun 14 18:57:45 UTC 2004
I don't have read-access to my K12OSN folder, as I am at work, so if
this has already been announced, my apologies.
There is a newly-discovered bug in the Linux kernel versions 2.4 and 2.6
(nearly every version on nearly every distro) that will lock a GNU/Linux
box. All you need is shell access; *you do not need root*. That means
that any rambunctious kid could lock your K12LTSP server(s)!
Yes, there is a patch. I don't know if there's a Fedora-, WBEL-, or
RHEL-specific update at this time.
Here's the link:
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