[K12OSN] Major Kernel Vulnerability in FC6
nils at breun.nl
Tue Feb 12 20:44:02 UTC 2008
Nils Breunese wrote:
>> This exposes a major vulnerability that any student can take
>> advantage of
>> and gain root access.
> A guy called Morten Hustveit created a modified version of the
> exploit that patches the vulnerability: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=464953#14
> Could be a nice temporary fix.
Reading through the thread it appears it's better to use this if you
need a quick fix: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=464953#65
Caveat: I have not tried any of this.
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