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Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:19:11 -0700
From: Dave Null <>
Subject: Re: information about pwn2own Kernel problem

I was wondering this myself. I'm not sure if ZDI does any variant
investigation when they pick up a bug. Really hoping this doesn't jump from
a distro related problem to a Linux problem.


None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are
free - Goethe

On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 1:54 PM, Luedtke, Nicholas (HPE Linux Security) <> wrote:

> On 3/22/2017 2:21 PM, Tyler Hicks wrote:
> > ZDI disclosed the information to the Ubuntu Security team a little less
> > than 48 hours ago.
> >
> > The Ubuntu Kernel team has triaged the issue and came up with a
> > potential fix. That fix is undergoing internal review and I'll be
> > disseminating it via the usual channels once that is complete.
> >
> > Tyler
> Is this an Ubuntu specific issue? Or does it affect the upstream kernels
> as well?
> --
> Nicholas Luedtke
> HPE Linux Security, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

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