[CentOS] Hole in 64-bit Linux kernel provides root rights

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Sep 20 19:32:49 EDT 2010


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 09/20/2010 09:20 PM, Dave wrote:
>>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/09/15/linux_kernel_regression_bug/
>> Any equivalent for centos yet?
>>
> 
> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=4518
> 
> We are tracking the issue here.
> 

Oh cool, two other schools recently had a ddos bot uploaded and had the 
bots not been used right away for dossing they could have worked on 
getting root access instead.

Will there be a special case for this particular issue like an early 
release of a Centos fixed kernel instead of waiting for the powers that 
be at Redhat?


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