Re: Release of 2.4.21
Sebastian D.B. Krause (email@example.com)
Thu, 20 Mar 2003 23:08:43 +0100
On 3487 September 1993, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> The ptrace bug is only one of several local root holes. IIS would imply
> a remote vulnerability, something _far_ more serious.
> This specific ptrace hole is closed, yay. Now what about the other
> 10,001 that still exist? People are blowing this ptrace bug WAY
> out of proportion.
That may be true, but inspite of that there is another important and
dangerous bug in 2.4.20 (the ext3 thing) that IMHO is enough reason
to release a new kernel.
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