Re: Linux v2.6.0-test1

John Bradford (
Mon, 14 Jul 2003 12:39:00 +0100

> > > 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

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