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Re: *remote* root? [was Re: rawhide report: 20080211 changes]



On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Matthew Miller wrote:

> > Oops sorry about that, I think my brain was saying don't write remote,
> > don't write remote, don't write remote... it was also early in the
> > morning :)

> For what it's worth I made all sorts of similar mistakes putting together
> our local fixed packages at around the same time. :)

Reminds me of:

A local account is required in order to exploit this vulnerability.  With a
local account the vulnerability can be exploited both locally and remotely.

            --- Silicon Graphics Security Advisory 19970505-02-PX

Paul


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