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Re: Confirm? New local root exploits



Will Backman wrote:
Anyone tried the recently announced local root exploits against Fedora
Core?  Do the stack protections and other stuff protect the Fedora
Kernel?
I've manage a university shell server with many many student accounts.
Scared....

Note that if you upgrade, they also made a major change to way the kernel handles large memory sizes (the so-called 4g/4g patch was dropped). It probably doesn't affect a university shell server, but it sure screwed me over.



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