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SubjectRe: zlib vulnerability and modutils
On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 12:04:53AM +0000, you [David Woodhouse] wrote:
> vherva@niksula.hut.fi said:
> > Is there a patch for the kernel ppp zlib implementation available
> > somewhere? I'd like to patch the kernels I'm running rather than
> > stuffing a random vendor kernel to the boxes...
>
> ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/dwmw2/linux-2.4.19-shared-zlib.bz2
>
> That's a backport of the shared zlib from 2.5.6. As it does all its
> memory allocation beforehand, I _assume_ it doesn't suffer the same problem.

Thanks.

> It may be a little more intrusive than you wanted though.

Quite possibly -- at least considering that some of the kernels I run are
still 2.2.x and even 2.0.x...

I'll have a look anyway.


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