2.6 isn't vulnerable
Posted May 19, 2005 6:13 UTC (Thu) by gregkh
Parent article: Responding to the kernel ELF vulnerability
The main reason there have not been any updates, is that there really isn't
a problem for the 2.6 kernel. The original author has admited this finally,
no one was ever able to reproduce it on a 2.6 kernel. The only reason I
released a kernel update, was at the time, we thought there was an
off-chance that there was a problem. However in further testing, it has not
been the case.
But the patch was a good one to have, to prevent any other types of this
kind of error in that same area, if some other attack vector like the
reported one were developed.
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