Linux 2.2.26 aka "2.2 is not dead" released
...so here we go, 2.2.26 final. I am very proud to announce this because it fixes several of security bugs including the last mremap() bug, the longer known hashing exploit possibility in the network stack and /dev/rtc leakage.
so here we go, 2.2.26 final. I am very proud to announce this because it fixes
several of security bugs including the last mremap() bug, the longer known
hashing exploit possibility in the network stack and /dev/rtc leakage.
I encourage all 2.2 kernel users to update.
Please send me all fixes/patches/etc. I've forgotton for 2.2.27-pre/rc
Have fun :)
o CAN-2004-0077: behave safely in case of do_munmap() (Solar Designer)
failures in mremap(2)
o CAN-2003-0984: /dev/rtc can leak parts of kernel (Solar Designer)
memory to unprivileged users (2.4 backport)
o CAN-2003-0244: hashing exploits in network stack (David S. Miller)
o update_atime() performance improvement (2.4 backport) (Solar Designer)
o ability to swapoff after a device file might (Solar Designer)
have been re-created
o MAINTAINERS correction for Kernel 2.2 and 2.2 fixes (me)
o fixed some typos (Solar Designer, me)
Expect my 2.2-secure tree updated within the next days.
- - to Alan Cox for 2.2 mainline handover 8-)
- - to Solar for almost all the work
- - to Linux-Systeme GmbH for sponsoring my kernel maintenance
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