Vulnerabilities



Regardless of which sect or splinter cell you belong to in the disclosure debate, for most people it all comes down to finding the most effective way to get a fix published and in the hands of users as quickly as possible. But the lines get a little blurry when the discussion veers into the appropriate moment to tell the public that a given vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Debian developers alerted Linux users late last week of a new build, linux-2.6 that fixes 11 separate vulnerabilities that could open the kernel to a denial of service attack, information leak or privilege escalation.

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