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Old 19th July, 2006, 11:55 PM
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Actually, the vulnerability isn't as serious as it sounds, since most applications under linux don't run with Admin privs the way they do on Windows.

Granted, the most serious of these vulnerabilities could result in execution of arbitrary code, but the code would still be limited to the permissions granted to the user. Since Linux users generally do NOT run with Admin rights (unlike Windows users), the damage would be much less than the same vulnerability on a Windows system.
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