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Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2008 23:08:54 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: local keyboard DoS through
 LED switching

Steven M. Christey wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Sep 2008, Eugene Teo wrote:
>>> Can this be exploited by anyone except the person sitting at the keyboard?
>> I don't think so. It requires physical access to the console.
> Then perhaps they can use the unplug exploit to DoS the whole system ;-)

Well... heh :)

> Do you have an alternate interpretation of the issue?

Not really. Interesting. I guess this don't need a CVE name then.

Thanks, Eugene
Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team

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