Re: Debian Investigation Report after Server Compromises
On Wed, 03 Dec 2003 09:57:55 +0000, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> Suppose I go off for two weeks holiday? I'm the only one who can change
> my system's kernel, but I leave it on because it is the gateway for
> everyone else. The day after I leave, some idiot publishes details of
> this exploit and for 13 days my system is vulnerable, before I even hear
> about the problem, let alone have the chance to fix it.
> There is not yet a Debian package of kernel 2.4.23, so anyone who can't
> downgrade to 2.4.18 must fetch his own kernel source and build it; which
> may be beyond the abilities of many of those who are vulnerable.
Excellent example :)
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