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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.17.5
    Daniel Drake wrote:
    > Hi Linus,
    >
    > Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >
    >> I did a slight modification of the patch I committed initially, in the
    >> face of the report from Marcel that the initial sledge-hammer approach
    >> broke his hald setup.
    >>
    >> See commit 9ee8ab9fbf21e6b87ad227cd46c0a4be41ab749b: "Relax /proc fix
    >> a bit", which should still fix the bug (can somebody verify? I'm 100%
    >> sure, but still..), but is pretty much guaranteed to not have any
    >> secondary side effects.
    >>
    >> It still leaves the whole issue of whether /proc should honor chmod AT
    >> ALL open, and I'd love to close that one, but from a "minimal fix"
    >> standpoint, I think it's a reasonable (and simple) patch.
    >>
    >> Marcel, can you check current git?
    >
    >
    > I can confirm that the new fix prevents the exploit from working, with
    > no immediately visible side effects.
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Daniel
    >

    Can some one release a 2.6.17.6 ? I think many people are waiting at
    their keyboard to get their systems protected.

    Appreciate the quick response !

    Thanks,

    Mark
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