Linuh addresses a vulnerability 6 years!

As reported publication Network World, a week ago, developers of the Linux operating system eliminated the vulnerability that allowed hackers to perform virtually any desired them to code with root privileges in any application associated with the graphical interface.
In its publication of the journalist Julie Bort respectable publication, reports that the first information about this vulnerability, first appeared in 2004 and even in one of the SUSE Linux distributions have been corrected. However, for some unknown reason, the patch has not been extended to other branches of the free software and open source software, and was forgotten until, until it was discovered again this year already Voytchukom Rafal (Rafal Wojtczuk), which deals research in the field of information security.

23 August 2010

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