Vulnerability gives attackers root access in RHEL, CentOS, Fedora

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by kdcdq, May 17, 2018.

  1. kdcdq

    kdcdq Registered Member

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  2. mirimir

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    Wow. Root through DHCP negotiation :eek:

    They mention WiFi as a particular risk.

    But what about VPN services? When you connect to a VPN, the server does assign an IP address on the tunnel network.

    Maybe the process is different enough that it's not an issue. I don't know.
     
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    I am just a bit glad I am NOT running any of those affected distros right now. :thumb:
     
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    Oh c'mon - this vulnerability was fixed very fast. This being the case, no biggie at all.
     
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