lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2005]   [May]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectLinux 2.6.11.9
Due to a recently announced security issue with the current kernel, we
(the -stable team) are announcing the release of the 2.6.11.9 kernel.
It contains:
- a fix for the posted problem
- a revert of a patch in the last release that caused issues
with partitions (the bk changelog shows this as a i2c issue,
but that is a mistake as you can see from the real patch.)
- addition of the SecurityBugs documentation
- another security related fix that is already in 2.6.12-rc4.

The diffstat and short summary of the fixes are below.

I'll also be replying to this message with a copy of the patch between
2.6.11.8 and 2.6.11.9, as it is small enough to do so.


thanks,

greg k-h

----------

Documentation/SecurityBugs | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
MAINTAINERS | 5 +++++
Makefile | 2 +-
REPORTING-BUGS | 4 ++++
fs/binfmt_elf.c | 4 ++--
fs/partitions/msdos.c | 5 -----
kernel/exit.c | 2 --
7 files changed, 50 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)



Summary of changes from v2.6.11.8 to v2.6.11.9
==============================================

Andrew Morton:
o Remove bogus BUG() in kernel/exit.c

Chris Wright:
o Security contact info

Greg Kroah-Hartman:
o Cset exclude:
khali@linux-fr.org[gregkh]|ChangeSet|20050430010004|65088
o fix Linux kernel ELF core dump privilege elevation
o Linux 2.6.11.9

Jean Delvare:
o I2C: Fix incorrect sysfs file permissions in it87 and via686a
drivers

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-05-12 01:06    [W:0.036 / U:2.296 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site