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Re: Local users get to play root?



Am 2009-11-18 20:20, schrieb Richard Hughes:
2009/11/18 Casey Dahlin<cdahlin redhat com>:
By the admin's first opportunity to change the settings the box could already be rooted.

I'm not sure how you can root a computer from installing signed
content by a user that already has physical access to the machine.

You install software with a known buffer overflow before it is fixed and exploit it. More software = more chances to exploit. Bingo!


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