[clug] AllWinner kernel backdoor

Peter Barker pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Fri May 13 06:26:07 UTC 2016

On Fri, 13 May 2016, Chris Smart wrote:

> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/05/09/allwinners_allloser_custom_kernel_has_a_nasty_root_backdoor/


> This is interesting because a lot of device manufacturers will just use
> the AllWinner kernel as is, so this silent backdoor will be present for
> years to come.

deiban don't appear to have pulled the relevant patches in for their 
distribution - the file isn't present on my two allwinners, anyway.

> -c

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