Re: bind update and kernel update?

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Am Di, den 02.12.2003 schrieb fedora um 03:18:
> last week there was a BIND vulnerability fix. I figured the fixes for RH 
> should at least have been released already but they are not. Nor have I 
> found mention in Fedoras lists. For now Ive compiled from sources until 
> fixed rpms are available.
> Earlier today debian released updated kernel fixes that fix a user-space 
> vulnerability in the kernel. Whats wierd is this was already noted and 
> fixed in the 2.4.23 kernel (found in september). The current kernel does 
> not appear to have this patch that addresses the do_brk() function in 
> mmpap.c (although theres arguments on some lists as to whether the 
> 2.4.18-mmap-sem-debug.patch addressed this in the past).
> Ive already unsubscribed from the RH lists and moved to this one but I 
> know some RH people help out alot here. 
> Is there any information on when these patches will be coming out? 
> Also, since the kernel security issue was fixed in the 2.4.23 kernel in 
> september was there a reason for it not being already backported already?
> Thanks,
> Greg


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