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Linux kernel vulnerabilities closed

Dec 10, 2009, 21:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"Whether the flaw can also be exploited to execute code at kernel level by users that are logged into a system at restricted privilege level, which was the case with several previous null-pointer dereferencing bugs, is not mentioned in the distributors' and kernel developers' descriptions. The flaw was discovered in Linux kernel 2.6.32-rc8 and has been fixed in the final version."

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