Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2008 23:08:54 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eteo@...hat.com> To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, coley@...re.org 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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