Re: BugTraq Kernel 2.2.19
On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 05:13:19PM +0100, Niall Walsh wrote:
> I just discovered
> thanks to /. (so I'm sure more of you are aware of it). I was just
> wondering if anyone can let me know how we discover when we are likely to
> see an update for the kernel on security.debian.org to patch this issue
> (their seems to be at least one potential patch available, though for the
> symlink exploit it does alter the spec of the system :-( If the fix has
> appeared in the last few minutes since I apt-get update && apt-get
> dist-upgrade d my box congrats guys and sorry to bother you :-)
> With this bug receiving /. coverage and the exploit code available (as
> it should be, all in the open please) I think we need to ensure that
> Debian gets this covered asap before some MS lovers go writing code to
> exploit boxes just to prove that their boxes are as good as ours.
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i think Linus has already approved the patch. im not sure yet when will
it arrive though..
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