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Re: [suse-security] Re: Is there a SuSE kernel SOURCE with the "Debian Hack" patched
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2003 23:15:51 -0900
  • Message-id: <200312082315.51147.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 08 December 2003 00:45, Olaf Kirch wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 11:05:17PM +0100, Sven Koch wrote:
> > I normally do the same (using the mantel/next-kernels), but until there
> > are newer one's available, I just installed the updated kernel-source-rpm
> > from suse 9.0 (even if I don't use suse 9.0) and based my current kernel
> > on that tree.
>
> FWIW, the mantel Kernel has the brk fix already (it has been known for
> a while, but the security impact didn't become obvious until after the
> Debian break-in).

Thats good to know, since I've been running those kernels (quite happily)
for some time.

> However, there probably won't be any 2.4 kernels from Hubert; we're
> currently working on 2.6.

Yes, please don't bother him - keep his nose to the grindstone. ;-)

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John Andersen

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