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Old 08-14-2009, 10:20 PM   #1
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LXer: Kernel Bug Lay Undiscovered for Eight Years


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A Linux kernel bug in network socket initialization could allow an attacker to acquire root privileges to inflict damages. The security hole applies to all kernels of the 2.4 and 2.5 series and has been around possibly since 2001.

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