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LXer 08-18-2010 04:30 PM

LXer: Dangerous security flaw patched in Linux
 
Published at LXer:

A critical vulnerability in the Linux kernel that gives attackers access to root via X server has been patched by Linus Torvalds. Meanwhile, kernel developer James Morris reports on the first-annual Linux Security Summit (LSS), which covered topics including usability, hardening the kernel, and API standardization.

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