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Old 12-09-2008, 12:32 PM
Bjørn Mork
 
Default Bug#508259: linux-image-2.6.18-6-k7: Local kernel panic exploit

Kuba Plichcinski <kuba@fabrykahostingu.pl> writes:

> Package: linux-image-2.6.18-6-k7
> Version: 2.6.18.dfsg.1-23
> Severity: critical
> Tags: security
> Justification: breaks the whole system
>
>
> These exploit freezess all my Debian/Ubuntu machines:
>
> http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/7091

See http://security-tracker.debian.net/tracker/CVE-2008-5029

You could consider upgrading to linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-686
version 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 or later if you don't want for the fix
backport to 2.6.18.



Bjørn
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