Re: !SPAM! [Full-Disclosure] Automated ssh scanning
* Jan Luehr:
> So your point is, there a much already known local root exploits on an
> standard woody system no one cares about?
For those of you who don't subscribe to full-disclosure, the following
information might be a bit reassuring. A clearer image of what's
going is now emerging (a version "1" kernel is not part of woody).
From: Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Automated ssh scanning
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 15:23:25 -0700
On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 09:46:36PM +0200, Richard Verwayen wrote:
> ii kernel-image-2 1 Linux kernel binary image for version 2.4.18
> ii kernel-image-2 1 Linux kernel binary image for version 2.4.19
You are running a custom kernel. If you run a custom kernel, obviously you
don't benefit from the patches to the stock kernel. Install the 2.4.18-1
kernel if you want security updates.