[Lustre-discuss] Lustre 1.8.4 with new kernel 2.6.18-194.11.4

Brian J. Murrell brian.murrell at oracle.com
Tue Sep 21 13:17:17 PDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-09-21 at 15:04 -0500, Mike Hanby wrote: 
> Brian, no, we do not allow normal users to log into the Lustre servers.

Ahhhh.  Then you exposure is minimal to nil as the vulnerability is
indeed a local escalation only, not a remote one.

> Good point.

Yeah, just wanted to put it into perspective for all concerned.

There is still the case that Jason points out though of running the
patched kernel on the clients although in that case, we'd like to
discover where the performance discrepancies are and correct those so
that the patchless client is suitable for everyone.

> Thanks for the info,



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