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More Linux kernel flaws: Multiple DoS and permission vulnerabilities

Updated kernels are available for Gentoo and other systems and users are encouraged to upgrade.

A remote attacker can mount your file-systems and change files group IDs if you are using a vulnerable 2.4 Linux kernel.

A new flaw is also found in the 2.6 series allowing unauthorized modification of entries in /proc, and this is a major security risk.

A VServer Linux specific /proc related issue is also found along with a local DoS vulnerability and a floating point information leak on IA64 platforms.


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