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Re: rPSA-2006-0122-1 kernel
From: Paul Starzetz <paul () starzetz de>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 11:36:00 +0200

Justin M. Forbes wrote:

Description:
   Previous versions of the kernel package are vulnerable to two denial
   of service attacks.  The first allows any local user to fill up file
   systems by causing core dumps to write to directories to which they
   do not have write access permissions.  The second applies only to
I really wonder why in the recent past there is a tendence to declare such things as "denial of service" etc - while they are perfect root backdoors / vulns

*B000M* you are in one minut^K^K^Ke later...

Maybe this is just to hide the overall bad quality of the 2.6 kernel code? *just guessing*

Anyway CVE-2006-2451 is trivially exploitable so I don't attach any exploit code since it is obvious...

Paul Starzetz


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