new security oriented kernel patch set

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jan 18 07:47:25 PST 2005


On January 18, 2005 10:16 am, Heiko Zuerker wrote:
> Hey,
>
> I just stumbled across a new kernel patch set by Andres Salomon. He's the
> Kernel maintainer of the Debian project and got tired of the security
> problems  in ther Kernel.
> This patch set only includes security related fixes and will not mess
> around with any drivers.
>
> You'll find it here:
> http://www.acm.rpi.edu/~dilinger/patches/2.6.10/as2/
>
> I didn't get a chance yet to play around with it, but it sounds promising.

lfs-hackers have been talking a lot about this recently. Hlfs is lucky that 
grsecurity includes general bug fixes with their patches, including some of 
the ones in the -as branch.

robert



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