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Re: security fixes for woody sparc kernels?

On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 12:24:55PM -0500, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does anyone know the status of the sparc kernels in woody with respect to 
> all the recent kernel security fixes?  Looking through the list of 
> advisories at http://www.debian.org/security/ I don't see any mention of 
> sparc architecture.  (I have an UltraSparc IIi, which is a firewall so I'd 
> just as soon not put a compiler on it to build a new kernel myself...)
> I'm currently running "kernel-image-2.4.20-sun4u" version 26.potato.1,
> last updated 20 March 2003 (according to the package changelog), which
> IIRC I got from woody-proposed-updates.  Any woody-compatible upgrade
> suggestions?
> Finally, the only account I have on the firewall is root; since all the 
> latest problems seem to be local root exploits, do I need to worry at all?

I uploaded 2.5.24 (or was it 2.4.25?). It should be in proposed-updates.

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