[Nottingham] webhosting problems

James Dobson dob_3001 at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Feb 11 14:01:06 GMT 2008

> Only flip side is that ssh access is temporarily
> disabled because of some
> sort of a worm that's going around - but that's
> hardly their fault.

It's more likely that it's the privilege escalation
bug that allows users to escalate up to root without
the password.


But then it depends on what kernel they are running
and what OS. 

SSH faults tend to be fixed very quickly due to the
nature of access that SSH allows.


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