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

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Sep 20 19:45:36 EDT 2010


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> 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.
> 

I suppose that is in regards to the exploit itself (nevermind the rest 
so long as it don't start changing bits here and there)?


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