[Bug 190587] Re: Local root exploit in kernel 2.6.17 - 2.6.24 (vmsplice)

slasher-fun mathieu.marquer at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 07:08:32 UTC 2008

Temporary fix :

* Download http://www.ping.uio.no/~mortehu/disable-vmsplice-if-exploitable.c
* Compile it using gcc (so "gcc disable-vmsplice-if-exploitable.c -o rm_exploit") as normal user
* Run it as normal user
--> You are now protected until the next reboot of the system

Local root exploit in kernel 2.6.17 - 2.6.24 (vmsplice)
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