Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 19:15:45 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Linux 2.4.28-ow1 is out Hi, On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 12:33:24PM +0300, Ilya Andreiv wrote: > And what about CAN-2004-1137 & CAN-2004-1016? [ These are the IGMP and the SCM bugs, respectively. ] > Is updated -ow patch will be coming or we should wait 2.4.29 kernel? Honestly, I don't know whether it will be a 2.4.28-ow2 or 2.4.29-ow1. That depends on how quick Marcelo is with putting out a 2.4.29 and on whether other nasty bugs will be made public during that time. I don't view these two bugs as terribly bad, requiring that I postpone other work I had planned (including on some Owl bugs) and work on an update immediately. "The IGMP" does not affect most builds. And "the SCM" is just yet another local DoS. (And there're other kernel bugs which you did not ask about.) These do need to get fixed indeed, but my time is too limited to spend it without prioritizing things like I do now... -- Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com> GPG key ID: B35D3598 fp: 6429 0D7E F130 C13E C929 6447 73C3 A290 B35D 3598 http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments
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