Hole in 64-bit Linux kernel provides root rights

Zbigniew Fiedorowicz fiedorow at math.ohio-state.edu
Mon Sep 20 14:13:04 UTC 2010


Further story:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/09/15/linux_kernel_regression_bug/

This is a very serious problem which puts multiuser 64-bit Linux systems
absolutely at the mercy of their least responsible users.

I have filed a bug report:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=635675
Priority should be high not low.







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