Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Kernel Released

Containing only 1 update, this fix ( is relatively small, but i guess it's very important as the -stable team don't want to wait until other fixes are ready and they just released this version right away. Here's the short changelog to
commit 8d1117a9f5d302d8d460fbe7ef322b382e45c9ce
Author: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Mon Feb 19 22:34:32 2007 -0800


commit e162a033a5882bde0c3bf5a07ee2119f9535cd8c
Author: Greg Banks
Date: Tue Feb 20 10:12:34 2007 +1100

[PATCH] Fix a free-wrong-pointer bug in nfs/acl server (CVE-2007-0772)

Due to type confusion, when an nfsacl verison 2 'ACCESS' request
finishes and tries to clean up, it calls fh_put on entiredly the
wrong thing and this can cause an oops.

Signed-off-by: Neil Brown
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman