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

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Mon Sep 20 19:36:42 EDT 2010


On 09/21/2010 12:32 AM, Christopher Chan wrote:
> 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?

There is a kernel in the c5-testing repo ( details in the issue report ) 
that Tru put together. You should make a site specific decision on the 
impact on services local to you and go with that.

We've done some basic testing with this kernel and things *seem to be* 
fine.

- KB


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