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Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 11:01:26 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
To: Eugene Teo <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: local keyboard DoS through
 LED switching

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 ;-)

Do you have an alternate interpretation of the issue?

- Steve

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