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Re: 2.2.x bug...



* P.A.Knuutila said:
> On Wed, Jun 02, 1999 at 12:32:38PM -0700, Jim Lynch wrote: 
> 
> > Could someone who knows be specific about the kernel version (all of them?
> > really??) and the type of attack? Are they discussing it on linux-kernel@vger?
> > Anyone have a url for the message in the archives (or other method of getting
> > right to the info)?
> 
>   The bug report from bugtraq can be found at
> http://www.geek-girl.com/bugtraq/1999_2/0604.html, no discussion about the
> subject at linux-kernel AFAIK.  
> 
>   The report states that the whole 2.2 series would be affected, and I
> believe that some machines running 2.2.5 in our local system have been
> crashed using this exploit. 
Alan Cox has posted the fix to bugtraq. The fix is in Alan's 2.2.9-ac1 patch
available from any kernel.org mirror in the /pub/linux/kernel/alan/2.2
directory..

marek

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