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We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel.
This has just a single security fix (CVE-2006-5751) for the network
bridge code in it. An unprivileged local user could potentially write
to kernel memory without this fix.

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 and, as it is small enough to do so.

The updated 2.6.18.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:



Makefile | 2 +-
net/bridge/br_ioctl.c | 9 +++++----
2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.18.3 to v2.6.18.4

Chris Wright:
bridge: fix possible overflow in get_fdb_entries (CVE-2006-5751)
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