[Beowulf] Heads up - Stack-Clash local root vulnerability

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 09:34:34 PDT 2017

Sorry yeah I just read it and yeah that looks like a real pain. Glad I'm
not an admin :-)

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 12:09 PM, Kilian Cavalotti <
kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 8:59 AM, Peter St. John <peter.st.john at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I'd check to see that the vector of attack is something that pertains to
> my
> > system, before worrying to much about the vulnerability. Maybe the
> vector is
> > the Preview Pane in Outlook, right?
> I'm afraid the vector of attack is, given enough skills, any user
> account running any binary on any Linux, *BSD or Solaris machine.
> And when exploits are released, which Qualys said they will do, all
> hell will break loose, because the "skills" part will go away...
> Cheers,
> --
> Kilian
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