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Submission + - Ubuntu kernel patched (

jitterman writes: "From today: It was discovered that there were multiple NULL-pointer function dereferences in the Linux kernel terminal handling code. A local attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code as root, or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2008-2812)"
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Ubuntu kernel patched

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