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Re: vmsplice Local Root Exploit



On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 11:43:51 +0100
Valent Turkovic <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:

> Debarshi 'Rishi' Ray wrote:
> >>> vmsplice Local Root Exploit is in the wild. I have heard that it selinux
> >>> doesn't protect against this kind of attacks. True?
> > 
> >> Just to clarify. I'm interested how safe is fedora in general with this
> >> king of exploits...
> > 
> > "Safe" enough to have a fix within a day the bug was filed:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432229 :-)
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Debarshi
> 
> Hmm, my Centos box still has 2.6.18-53.1.4.el5 and yum says no updates...
> Hmmm... looks bad.

What does that have to do with Fedora?  Nothing.

josh


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