Re: 2.2.x bug...
On Wed, Jun 02, 1999 at 02:14:39PM +0200, Joost Kooij wrote:
> 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.
The SPARC slink release is 2.2.1, so it is affected.