Bug 171107 - [RFE] Call loadkeys -d in /etc/profile
[RFE] Call loadkeys -d in /etc/profile
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: setup (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-10-18 06:07 EDT by Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:15 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-27 06:30:16 EST
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Description Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2005-10-18 06:07:46 EDT
An exploit using loadkeys has been found and discussed at
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=334113. Running "loadkeys -d"
in /etc/profile would mitigate this exploit.
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2006-01-27 06:30:16 EST
As the latest update kernel for FC4 has been repased to this bug is now
fixed via the updated kernel:

* Fri Dec 16 2005 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Rebase to final

Read ya, Phil

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