nick.rout at gmail
Aug 4, 2012, 4:12 PM
Post #3 of 3
On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 3:38 AM, Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers [at] gmail> wrote:
> On 08/02/2012 01:34 PM, Brian Long wrote:
>> For those of us running the Nvidia binary driver, this exploit looks serious:
> Certainly serious, but as this is a MythTV list the significance
> should not be overstated.
> AIUI this is a local privilege escalation vulnerability. So a local
> user is able to acquire root access to the machine. Since MythTV
> generally operates in the relatively benign home environment (i.e.
> no rogue users)
Barring teenagers studying compsci at university of course (yes I have one).
> and on machinery that is generally not itself
> Internet-facing, I don't think that there is imminent danger to
> the readership here, as an attacker needs to break into the
> machine in the first place.
> HTH, Jan
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