Package name
kernel
Date
2001-10-08
Advisory ID
MDKSA-2001:079
Affected versions
8.1 i586

Problem description

Alexander Viro discovered a vulnerability in the devfs implementation that is shipped with Mandrake Linux 8.1. We are aware of the problem and are currently working on a solution. As a workaround, until an update becomes available, please boot with the devfs=nomount option.

Updated packages

8.1 i586

 na 8.1/RPMS/na