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Re: local root exploit in 2.4.29

the shared/kernel-1.4.0 doesn't have any files under file/shared/kernel-1.4.0

sixthday-radmind:; ls file/shared/kern*
boot  lib

boot  lib
sixthday-radmind:; pwd

Katarina Lukaszewicz
part of Blackops oncall and technical administrative support
for UMCE services

On Wed, 8 Jun 2005, Albert Bertram wrote:

I have a kernel and afs cache manager available for people to test or otherwise use. Relevant transcripts are:


patches and the new config have been checked in to cvs on equilibrium.


On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Michael C Garrison wrote:

Our current kernel has a local root exploit that was published May 11th.


The proof of concept will crash a machine:

2.4.31 fixes this, which was released on 2005-06-01. I think that this should be a high priority update that we need to do ASAP.

Mike Garrison