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sts
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:04 pm    Post subject: vmsplice bug: root your own system Reply with quote

So there's a kernel local privilege escalation exploit for Linux kernel version 2.6.17 to 2.6.24.1.

Try it, it's fun. :P
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sundialsvc4
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Obviously... what the Gentoo community wants to know is ... what is this vulnerability, how does it work, how do you know if you're vulnerable to it, and what do you do about it?
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genstorm
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Obviously this is OTW... for serious help look here: https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-659999.html

Btw: Solved already.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Off the Wall to Duplicate Threads.
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