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

Adna rim adnarim at pochta.ru
Tue Feb 12 19:11:44 UTC 2008

Thanks for the answer. Of course you are right, that 48h isn't that long
for a just local exploit. And of course any comparison with MS is surely
won by ubuntu :) I was just wondering why debian's updated kernel was so
many hours before ubuntu's released. The places to patch the kernel-
source should be exactly the same in both.

>> thus the time consumption to package and test if 
>> any regressions appear is longer than for others.
Means that there is an all or nothing policy? So even if the i386-patch would have been created and tested it hadn't been released before the patches for generic- and 64bit-kernels had been created and released?


Local root exploit in kernel 2.6.17 - 2.6.24 (vmsplice)
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