Linked by Petur on Tue 8th Mar 2011 17:48 UTC
Linux "A bug in the Caiaq USB driver, which could be used to execute arbitrary at the kernel level has been reported by Rafael Dominguez Vega of MRW InfoSecurity. The device drivers are vulnerable to buffer overflow condition when an USB device with an unusually long name (over 80 characters) is connected to the machine."
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RE[6]: LOL
by Petur on Tue 8th Mar 2011 20:02 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: LOL"
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But the important bit is: The U.S. government is knowingly hiring firms to exploit via hardware ports such as USB and PCMCIA.

Why hire someone to break in when you can just pay the coder to not lock the door?

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