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  •  19 Aug 2006 12:39

Release Notes: This release fixes a local DoS on scsi-generic and a local DoS on PPC970. An oops in pktgen, a panic in blkmtd, and a race condition in NFS client were fixed.

Release Notes: 14 fixes including 10 for security problems, a few of them possibly remotely exploitable (SCTP). Closes CVE-2006-2935, CVE-2006-0039, CVE-2006-1525, CVE-2006-1857, CVE-2006-1858, CVE-2006-2271, CVE-2006-2272, and CVE-2006-2274, and resyncs with 2.4.33-rc3. The GIT tree is now regularly updated on kernel.org.

Release Notes: A remote DoS which was possible when using Netfilter to NAT SNMP traffic (CVE-2006-2444) was fixed. Two fixes were made for a memleak and a panic on corrupted ext3 journals. A few bugs concerning ARP entries which never expire were fixed. Support for floppy-formatted USB sticks was improved. A few other minor fixes were made. Patches are not PGP-signed. Upgrading is highly recommended to people using NAT on Netfilter.

Release Notes: A recent vulnerability discovered in zlib (CAN-2005-1849) was fixed. A race condition in IPVS which could lead to an oops has been fixed. A few minor other bugs fixed. Users should upgrade.

  •  25 May 2005 17:41

Release Notes: A local security issue has been fixed.

No changes have been submitted for this release.

  •  16 Mar 2005 08:51

Release Notes: A fix was made for a remote Linux DoS attack on PPP servers (CAN-2005-0384).

  •  20 Apr 2004 13:20

No changes have been submitted for this release.

  •  25 Feb 2004 03:18

Release Notes: This release fixes several security bugs, including the last mremap() bug, the longer-known hashing exploit possibility in the network stack, and /dev/rtc leakage.

  •  05 Jan 2004 16:43

Release Notes: A mremap() syscall bug which could allow local users to gain root privileges has been fixed.

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