Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-526-1
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Thomas de Grenier de Latour discovered that the checkrestart program included in debian-goodies did not correctly handle shell meta-characters. A local attacker could exploit this to gain the privileges of the user running checkrestart.
debian-goodies vulnerability on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10 , Ubuntu 7.04