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From: John Bradford <john@grabjohn.com>
To: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk, john@grabjohn.com
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, torvalds@osdl.org
Subject: Re: Linux v2.6.0-test1
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 12:39:00 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200307141139.h6EBd09g000700@81-2-122-30.bradfords.org.uk> (raw)

> > > The point of the test versions is to make more people realize that they
> > > need testing
> > 
> > Are all the known security issues in 2.4 now fixed in 2.6.0-test1?
>
> No, and several more have been added in 2.6-test only.

As far as I know, they are only information disclosure ones, not
directly exploitable vulnerabilities, or am I wrong?

> > This has been the only major reason for keeping of most of my
> > production machines running 2.4 for quite a while.  If not, can we get
> > the fixes in at the earliest opportunity?
>
> Sure.. send the fixes to Linus

Is anybody even keeping track of this, though?  Picking thorough LKML
to see what did and didn't go in doesn't seem particularly exciting to
me.

John.

             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-14 11:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-14 11:39 John Bradford [this message]
2003-07-14 11:33 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 13:56   ` Marcelo Tosatti
2003-07-14 15:07     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 16:44       ` Marcelo Tosatti
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-15  7:52 Dirk Meul
2003-07-16  6:32 ` Martin Schlemmer
2003-07-14 11:50 John Bradford
2003-07-14 11:53 ` Dave Jones
2003-07-14 12:00   ` William Lee Irwin III
2003-07-14 12:39     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 12:47       ` William Lee Irwin III
2003-07-14 12:47         ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 12:40 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 16:55 ` Kurt Wall
2003-07-14 11:01 John Bradford
2003-07-14 11:15 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14  3:59 Linus Torvalds
2003-07-15  4:11 ` Matt Reppert
2003-07-15 10:56   ` Dave Jones
2003-07-15 17:38     ` Dominik Brodowski
2003-07-15 18:11       ` Dave Jones
2003-05-22 20:12 DMA gone on ALI 1533 Peter
2003-07-14  7:26 ` Linux v2.6.0-test1 Peter

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