Re: Bug#254325: kernel-source-2.4.22: DoS in OSS Sound Blaster Driver (CAN-2004-0178)
On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 03:27:59PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Horms <email@example.com> [2004-06-15 20:10]:
> > 1. If Herbet is no longer the maintainer, who is?
> A group of people which use firstname.lastname@example.org to
> communicate; the effort is led by William Irwin <email@example.com>
Thanks, I have subsequently joined that list.
> > 3. Are there any plans to remove any of these packages in the near
> > future.
> There have been efforts to reduce the number of kernel source packages
> in Debian. Andreas Barth has done some work on this and can tell you
> more. The plan is to ship with one source package per major revision
> (2.2, 2.4, 2.6; there have been talks about removing 2.2, but it seems
> some architectures still need it.)
Thanks, that sounds good to me.
> > 5. Is there a mailing list / web page / whatever that outlines
> > what kernels are currently available in what distribution,
> > which are planned for removal, etc...
> Maybe Andreas Barth has collected this information.
> > 6. Does anyone check the CVEs and other vendor's updated kernel
> > package advisories as they come out to make sure that the
> > debian packages are up to date?
> > 7. Is there any value in me refiling these bugs, and possibly other
> > of a similar vein, against other kernel-source packages.
> > And if so, which ones?
> Against the newest 2.4 and 2.6, but obviously only if they still have
> those problems.
Of course. I will look into which of the bugs are still present.
I don't think that many of the ones that i originally listed are
present in the latest kernel.org kernel.