Hole in 64-bit Linux kernel provides root rights

Kwan Lowe kwan at digitalhermit.com
Mon Sep 20 14:29:26 UTC 2010

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 10:13 AM, Zbigniew Fiedorowicz
<fiedorow at math.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
> 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.

There was already a bugzilla for this.

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