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On Monday 05 January 2004 12:09, Tobias Weisserth wrote:
> there is a new kernel vulnerability in the mremap system call. This
> affects all kernels of the 2.2, 2,4 and 2.6 series with the exception of
> 2.4.24. There is some information on this at
yes, we know, see Bug 37292
> together with that do_brk() bug this is already the second major
> exploitable bug in the gentoo-sources. Will there be a gentoo-sources
> ebuild in Portage with the Gentoo tweaks for the 2.4.24 kernel or is it
> better to migrate to 2.6 immediately?
all kernels in portage should already be patched against do_brk() ...
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