October 9, 2001

Mandrake: 'kernel' devfs vulnerability

Author: JT Smith

LinuxSecurity: "Alexander Viro discovered a vulnerability in the devfs implementation
that is shipped with Mandrake Linux 8.1. We are aware of the problem
and are currently working on a solution. As a workaround, until an
update becomes available, please boot with the devfs=nomount option."

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