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Attack vectors deja vu

I have to keep an eye on the IT security news. You know, “security is a process not product”. Just recently, Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2009-1337 caught my attention. This even has l33t in its name 🙂 The more interesting part … Continue reading

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Linux kernel vmsplice root exploit

Two strings walk into a bar. The first says, “Hello, I’d like a ciderO’y?kI’U`,E’*@???’?? ?!>A~Xx?(y’n?.” The second says, “Please excuse my friend, he’s not null-terminated.” — If you are running Linux kernel newer than 2.6.17 but older than or … Continue reading

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