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    SubjectRe: Release of 2.4.21
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    Followup to:  <20030320210305.GH8256@gtf.org>
    By author: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > The ptrace bug is only one of several local root holes. IIS would imply
    > a remote vulnerability, something _far_ more serious.
    >

    Don't forget: local root exploit + remote non-root exploit -> remote
    root exploit.

    -hpa
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