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Security Focus: Linux Kernel Security, Again

Mar 21, 2005, 17:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Miller)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

While investigating some reports of recent Unix compromises, I ran into a message from the SecurityFocus Incidents mailing list that was forwarded to me by the moderator, Daniel Hanson. It was a lengthy post detailing the compromise of a Linux machine. The post contained an awkward IRC-based discussion between the server administrator and the guy who had broke into the machine.

"Reading through this discussion, I discovered the following exchange which immediately piqued my interest..."

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