[linux-elitists] Laptop that doesn't suck?
Fri Jan 23 17:24:41 PST 2004
begin Greg KH quotation:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 09:33:12AM -0800, Jason Spence wrote:
> > I'm running stable with 2.4.18, which doesn't cause all the machines
> > to suck down and upgrade dozens of packages every time I do an update
> > :)
> 2.4.18 has so many security holes, and is so old... that's just
Here's the top two changelog entries for the debian package:
> kernel-image-2.4.18-1-i386 (2.4.18-12.1) stable-security; urgency=high
> * Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team
> * Built against kernel kernel-source-2.4.18-2.4.18-14.1
> - Applied patch by Andrea Arcangeli to fix local privilege escalation
> discovered by Paul Starzetz (CAN-2003-0985)
> -- Martin Schulze <firstname.lastname@example.org> Mon, 5 Jan 2004 16:37:09 +0100
> kernel-image-2.4.18-1-i386 (2.4.18-12) stable-security; urgency=high
> * Rebuilt against kernel-source 2.4.18-14.
> . Added TASK_SIZE check to do_brk in mm/mmap.c.
> -- Herbert Xu <email@example.com> Sat, 29 Nov 2003 10:11:02 +1100
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