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Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:06:02 +0200
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-7975: 0-day umount denial of service

>>>>> "Andy" == Andy Lutomirski <> writes:

    Andy> I just screwed up and typoed my git send-email command, so
    Andy> there's now a publicly available exploit for a new umount bug.

    Andy> Fortunately this one isn't terribly serious, but it might be
    Andy> usable for more than just DoS if some daemon reacts poorly to
    Andy> being unable to write to the filesystem.


Hmm, what damage is this supposed to do? I get (3.12.29):

ql-front-t:/dev/pts# /root/remount-exploit /dev
remount_ro, a DoS by Andy Lutomirski
remount-exploit: umount: Device or resource busy

Maybe you should specify what versions are supposed to be vulnerable


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