Re: 2.2.x bug...
On Wed, 2 Jun 1999, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > I was just wondering what debian is doing so far as the bug in the 2.2.x
> > kernel...
> Could you be a little more specific, perhaps? Which bug?
Some bug in the kernel networking code that leaves 2.2.x kernels (all I
believe) vulnerable to DoS attacks.
The latest Debian release (2.1 aka Slink) is not vulnerable to this
attack, because it ships with a 2.0.36 kernel, which is supposedly not
affected by the reported bug.
Maybe someone should send out an announcement to the usual places.