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SubjectRe: Modprobe local root exploit
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[Torsten Duwe]
> + for (p = module_name; *p; p++)
> + {
> + if (isalnum(*p) || *p == '_' || *p == '-')
> + continue;
> +
> + return -EINVAL;
> + }

I think you just broke at least some versions of devfs. I don't
remember if the feature is still around, but I know it *used* to be
possible to request_module("/dev/foobar"), which requires '/' in the
name.

Peter
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