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Re: Linux 2.0.36 in slink?

I agree.  In fact, Alan Cox says that "every vendor should have their kernel
updates long out".  For some reason, we seem to be reluctant to do so, but I
can'd understand why.  There are possible DoS attacks, holes in mmap, etc. 
It is very important to get it in there.


On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 10:55:33PM -0800, Joel Klecker wrote:

> Considering that this is a bug fix release including various security 
> fixes, I think 2.0.36 belongs in slink.
> Release Notes: <http://roadrunner.swansea.linux.org.uk/relnotes.36.html>
> Bugtraq posting regarding "silent security fixes" in 2.0.36: 
> <http://news.freshmeat.net/readmore?f=2.0.36-silent-fixes>
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