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SubjectRe: Kernels 2.2 and 2.4 exploit (ALL VERSION WHAT I HAVE TESTED UNTILL NOW!)
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On Wed, 2003-03-19 at 14:55, Anders Gustafsson wrote:
> If access can't be shut down while compiling the new kernel
>
> echo /foo/bar/doesnotexist >/proc/sys/kernel/modprobe
>
> would help, wouldn't it?

Against the default exploit circulating yes, in the general
case we don't believe so. Realistically we are a day or two
before a major war breaks out with huge amounts of bad
feeling involved. It is not the time to put off security
updates, especially if you have a potentially US or UK domain
name/address range

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