Critical Linux flaw found

Date 7-Jan-2004 9:04:17
Topic: News

Security researchers are again warning about a critical vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which could be used by malicious hackers to take control of Linux systems.

IDG reports that ISEC Security Research found the hole in code used to manage virtual memory on Linux systems. It affects versions of the kernel up to and including version 2.6, and would give low-level Linux users total control over a Linux system.

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