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Re: Kernel security



On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 10:41:07PM +0200, Pasha wrote:
 > >  > I just read an article about security hole in 2.6 kernels firewalling
 > >  > code at http://www.infoworld.com/article/04/10/27/HNsusewarns_1.html
 > >  > 
 > >  > Are FC2 kernels also vulnerable ?
 > > 
 > > "Suse Linux 9.2 isn't affected because the version of the kernel it uses,
 > >  2.6.8, already contains a fix."
 > > 
 > > The current FC2 kernel is 2.6.8-1.528, so no.
 > 
 > So, kernels <2.6.8 are affected? 

yes
you're also only affected if you use iptables logging.

 > Is it possible to get a patch which can be applied to 2.6.7 ?

Fishing it out of the 2.6.8 patch on kernel.org shouldn't
be too hard.
 
		Dave


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