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Local root vulnerability in the kernel

Local root vulnerability in the kernel

Posted May 15, 2013 21:33 UTC (Wed) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
In reply to: Local root vulnerability in the kernel by arjan
Parent article: Local root vulnerability in the kernel

> GregKH and others handle it by saying "you really should be updating, because we don't know beforehand which of these bugfixes will have an exploit developed".

But that is exactly opposite of what is so often being requested. If developers don't know, that's fine.

The issue is that the problems that are _known_ to have security impact are not reported as such.


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