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Re: [Florian.Weimer@RUS.UNI-STUTTGART.DE: Re: Linux kernel sysctl() vulnerability]

Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net> writes:

> i hope that Alan Cox either releases 2.2.19 soon or an errata patch to
> 2.2.18 to fix these, i like many do not use distribution kernels.  

I've derived a 2.2.18-compatible patch for the ptrace() issue:


(It's based on Alan Cox's fixes for Red Hat, which unfortunately do
not apply cleanly to a stock 2.2.18 kernel.)

My other patch posted to BUGTRAQ is of questionable quality (it should
do the right thing, however).

Florian Weimer 	                  Florian.Weimer@RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
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