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Re: [tlug] 28 Backspaces

On 22 December 2015 at 11:35, CL <> wrote:
> Okay, so I went to this article to get my daily dose of panic:
> and, I've gotta admit, I am concerned by what I read there.
> So, I went to the GITHub D/L site (link is embedded in the above
> article) and grabbed the patch.  I double clicked, got the diff found
> ... and newbie me doesn't know what to do next.  Do I manually locate
> and patch those lines in the two files or is there some command to give
> that automates the cut-and-replace process?
> Just when I start to believe I have some of this figured out ...

... it is worth noting an attacker needs physical access to the
machine to exploit the flaw.

I think I'll just wait for Canonical's update.


Jim Breen
Adjunct Snr Research Fellow, Japanese Studies Centre, Monash University

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