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Re: Linux "NULL pointer dereferece" in the News...



On 07/19/2009 11:27 PM, Sharpe, Sam J wrote:
> 2009/7/19 Daniel B. Thurman <dant cdkkt com>:
>> The "NULL pointer dereference" bug has been confirmed in
>> versions 2.6.30 and 2.6.30.1 of the Linux kernel, which Spengler
>> said has been incorporated into only one vendor build: version 5
>> of Red Hat Enterprise Linux that's used in test environments. elines
> 
> I'm very confused. RHEL5 contains Kernel 2.6.18 - it always has and as
> far as I understand it, it always will.
> 
> What exactly are they talking about? Can anyone translate it into
> English for me?

Read the link I gave to Tom. The RHEL 5.4 beta kernel backported some
code from 2.6.30 to 2.6.18 kernel and has been affected. According to
the vulnerability assessment, no other kernel is affected.

Rahul


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