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SubjectRe: Ptrace hole / Linux 2.2.25
On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 07:20:40PM +0100, Tomas Szepe wrote:
> > [arjanv@redhat.com]
> >
> > I've attached a patch against 2.4.21pre5.
>
> So what happens now?
>
> Is this critical enough for 2.4.21 to go out? Or can it wait like
> some other fairly serious stuff such as the ext3 fixes? What about
> the current state of IDE?
>
> Would it make sense to repackage 2.4.20 into something like 2.4.20-p1
> or 2.4.20.1 with only the critical stuff applied?

There shouldn't be a huge need to rush 2.4.21 as-is, really. If you
want an immediate update, get the fix from your vendor.

Plus, it's a local root hole, and there are still tons of those left
out there to squash.

Jeff



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