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Re: BugTraq Kernel 2.2.19

On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 12:24:45PM -0500, Kenneth Pronovici wrote:
> > i think Linus has already approved the patch. im not sure yet when will
> > it arrive though..
> Yes, the email linked to by that /. posting :
>    http://www.securityfocus.com/cgi-bin/archive.pl?id=1&mid=221337&start=2001-10-15&end=2001-10-21
> has attached to it the Linus-blessed 2.2.19 patch.

Has anyone else noticed that the included exploit does not affect
2.2.19?  I tested it on one of my boxes and got the expected 'Operation
not permitted'.  Maybe I'm misunderstanding the problem, but I thought
taht 2.2.19 took care of (well hindered) the ptrace problems.


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