[CentOS] Local privilege escalation bug in kernel

Frank Cox theatre at melvilletheatre.com
Thu Jan 26 03:39:58 UTC 2012


Do we know if this bug affects Centos?

http://www.techworld.com.au/article/413300/linux_vendors_rush_patch_privilege_escalation_flaw_after_root_exploits_emerge

The article states that it affects kernel 2.6.39 and above, but since RH
backports so much stuff I'm not sure if this would actually include the Centos
kernels.

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