[K12OSN] Major Kernel Vulnerability in FC6

Nils Breunese 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.

Nils Breunese.

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