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SubjectRe: SATA support merge in 2.4.27
Quote from Arjan van de Ven <arjanv@redhat.com>:
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> On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 11:30:53AM +0100, John Bradford wrote:
> > Quote from Arjan van de Ven <arjanv@redhat.com>:
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> > > On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 12:20, John Bradford wrote:
> > > > Quote from Andre Hedrick <andre@linux-ide.org>:
> > > > > You are suggesting that 2.6 is not stable ? How could that be ?
> > > >=20
> > > > It hasn't exactly been audited for security issues yet.
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> > > neither has the biggest part of the 2.4 codebase.
> >
> > A valid point, but last time I checked, there were known exploits that had
> > been fixed in 2.4 but not in 2.6.
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> maybe you should check again and report what you find because I for sure
> can't think of any.

I honestly don't have the time to go through the archives at the moment, and
having been busy, I could well have missed any fixes that have gone in during
the last couple of releases, but I am 99% sure that Alan identified a couple
of local root exploits around 2.6.0 that had been fixed in 2.4 but never
applied to 2.6.

John.
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