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Time to patch that Linux kernel

Posted by Keith Elder | Posted in Linux, PC Software | Posted on 01-03-2002

There appears to be a bug in the 2.4-14 – 2.4-18pre9 Linux kernel which allows someone to compromise a Linux system. The hole is in the Netfilter package which is part of the kernel. Redhat has released a patch for its systems here. The original release about the problem can be found here

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