New Kernel Crash-Exploit discovered

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

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


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.