"Android enthusiast Stephen Bird found a way to gain root access
on Motorola's new Droid X smartphone. He ported an exploit for the
Motorola Milestone that was recently published by developer
"The exploit takes advantage of an Android flaw that is similar
to a privilege escalation vulnerability Krahmer found in udev last
year. He briefly explains the hack in a little message to Google's
engineers that is included in a document that he distributes with
the exploit code."