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    SubjectRe: A simple way to lock up 2.2.0-pre7
    "Theodore Y. Ts'o" wrote:

    > Yes, it's possible that a kernel bug which crashes the system might
    > potentially cause someone to get access to a deleted file; but then
    > again, bugs which can cause an unprivileged user to force the system to
    > crash are security issues, and are treated as such.

    There will always be a number of bugs to be exploited by evil forces,
    hardware can crash from time to time etc. Maybe fsck should take care
    of this issue?


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