Security issue for HP notebook users

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Security issue for HP notebook users

Postby livram79 » 2017-12-11 15:53

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Re: Security issue for HP notebook users

Postby Wheelerof4te » 2017-12-11 17:13

This is bad. Any impact on GNU/Linux users? libinput driver should be updated, if so.
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Re: Security issue for HP notebook users

Postby Segfault » 2017-12-11 17:25

Where it states only HP notbooks are affected? I read all Synaptics OEM customers are impacted. Furthermore, it seems to be Windows driver issue.
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Re: Security issue for HP notebook users

Postby edbarx » 2017-12-20 11:49

A party would need administrative privileges in order to take advantage of the vulnerability.

I see no problem at all since anyone with root privileges is king under unix like operating systems. It is like claiming a residence is vulnerable to burglary if its front door is left with the key in its lock.
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