*** This bug has been split off bug 146102 ***
------- Original comment by Mark J. Cox (Security Response Team) on 2005.01.25
The moxa char driver is missing a CAP_SYS_RAWIO check which could allow a local
user the ability to do things like replace the firmware. This is already fixed
in 2.4-bk and in 2.6.10-ac7 from Alan Cox (although it's ommitted from 2.6.10-ac10).
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.