New Kernel Crash-Exploit discovered

New kernel crash program can affect virtually all 2.4.2x and 2.6x kernels:

http://reviewed.homelinux.org/news/2004-06-11_kernel_crash/index.html.en

I tried this on Fedora and sure enough...locked up the machine tighter than a drum, and you don't need to be root...you just can use this as any old user.

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Re:New Kernel Crash-Exploit discovered

I've tried the Fedora Core 2 "yum update kernel*" and the patched kernel doesn't go into the race-condition experienced by the other kernel(s). Just an FYI.