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The comments in his exploit code are also interesting; "curious what actual vuln was involved that they were trying to silently fix [...] I smell privesc...mumblings of X server/recursion". Great catch!
An ancient kernel hole is closed
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Linux was never really designed with security in mind. It's priorities lay in practical uses and performance. It's the conscious application of effort and improvements that improve the security of Linux and not comparisons to Windows. :)
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