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Xorg flaw

Xorg flaw

Posted Aug 19, 2010 1:07 UTC (Thu) by avik (guest, #704)
In reply to: Xorg flaw by airlied
Parent article: An ancient kernel hole is closed

In addition to being thankful, can you also be helpful and explain? With the guard page, isn't the attack transformed from an exploit to a DoS?

Sure, the guard page helps mitigate the consequences, but as far as I can see a vulnerability still exists.

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