Fwd: Re: thoughts on kernel security issues

ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.net ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.net
Sat Feb 5 17:11:42 PST 2005


Hi,

Going back through some LKML threads I've been ignoring.

----- Forwarded message from Alan Cox <alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> -----
[...]
Given that base 2.6 kernels are shipped by Linus with known unfixed
security holes anyone trying to use them really should be doing some
careful thinking. In truth no 2.6 released kernel is suitable for
anything but beta testing until you add a few patches anyway. 
[...]
----- End forwarded message -----

Anyone care to comment on the implications of this regarding LFS-6.0?
-- 
Chief Gadgeteer
Elegant Innovations



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