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Re: Linux's unofficial security-through-coverup policy
From: Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman <buanzo () buanzo com ar>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 18:48:43 -0300

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Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu wrote:
| Similar reasoning applies to almost all uses of Linux in the embedded
| world - if you already have code running on the cell phone, there really
| isn't *anything* you can do by abusing something like the setldt() bug
| that you couldn't *already* do to the box.

I so agree! :) - It reminds me of an argentina group that released an "advisory" about a root
exploit... that required root privileges to be exploitable. I LOLed (and was embarrassed, too, I'm
an argentine) for a week.

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Arturo "Buanzo" Busleiman
Independent Linux and Security Consultant - SANS - OISSG - OWASP
http://www.buanzo.com.ar/pro/eng.html
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