Kernel 2.6.x

Xie

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haven't the past few releases also patched kernel vulnerablitys?
 

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Xie said:
haven't the past few releases also patched kernel vulnerablitys?

2.6.1 and 2.6.3 specifically patches the mremap() vurnerability that allows for a local root exploit. I have quite a few users on my system, so if there is another locally exploitable bug, I will upgrade ... but not when I don't need to.
 

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