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Vulnerabilities in Linux allow root privileges

Apr 16, 2009, 15:32 (3 Talkback[s])

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"By sending crafted Netlink messages to udev, an attacker can create a globally writable block device file for an existing block device -- including, according to Fedora, the root file system. By manipulating or creating files, this can reportedly be exploited to obtain root privileges."

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