[CentOS] Local root vulnerability in udev

Rob Kampen rkampen at kampensonline.com
Mon Apr 20 14:39:18 UTC 2009


John Austin wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 09:21 -0400, Rob Kampen wrote:
>   
>> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>>     
>>> On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 9:12 PM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> I just saw this thread in the OLM forum. Possibly of interest, since
>>>> they say it includes CentOS 5, if the update hasn't been released yet.
>>>> Always good  to keep boxes updated, for security and stability
>>>> reasons.
>>>>
>>>> <http://forums.olm.net/showthread.php?t=2137>
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> I posted the above Saturday night and there was very little activity
>>> in this mailing list over the weekend. Anyone using Apache on CentOS
>>> 5, heads up!
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>> Lanny,
>> I just killed the udevd on my two servers and await the update....
>> What are you looking for?
>> Rob
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> New udev just arrived - I assume this the fix !!
> udev-095-14.20.el5_3.x86_64.rpm
>
> John
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Just did the upgrade on one of my servers, however, udev is one of those 
items that starts right at the beginning of boot up, and has no init 
script to stop and start it, so I guess a total reboot is required??

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