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Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2001 08:50:19 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: linux-2.2.20-ow1


Well, there's a new kernel and a new patch, available at:

Compared to 2.2.19-ow3 or 2.2.19-ow4, Linux 2.2.20 adds a workaround
for a vulnerability with certain packet filter setups and SYN cookies
(see where the packet filter rules
could be bypassed.

Additionally, 2.2.20-ow1 moves even more of the support for combined
ELF/a.out setups (in particular, uselib(2) and its related a.out
library loaders) under the configuration option introduced with


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