Ubuntu crypto file system vulnerability not patched?

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Thu Nov 17 15:02:57 UTC 2016


Oliver Grawert wrote:
> On Do, 2016-11-17 at 10:03 +0100, Gilles Gravier wrote:
> > Running the latest Ubuntu 16.10 (Ubuntu Gnome). I came across this
> > : 
> > http://thehackernews.com/2016/11/hacking-linux-system.html
> > 
> > I tried. Vulnerability is present!
> > 
> > Meaning anybody can put a patched kernel / initrd image and
> > compromise my machine at next boot...

> imho the drama the media makes out of it is worse than the actual
> issue ...

... given that there is even a fix mentioned in the linked article.


Nils




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