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Gentoo kernel versions and the latest vulerabilities

Let’s talk about kernel releases, the latest two kernel vulnerabilities, and what vanilla or gentoo-sources you should be running. The two vulnerabilities I’m talking about are: CVE-2010-3301 (http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=337645) CVE-2010-3081 (http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=337659) Kernel Versions 2.6.32 >=gentoo-sources-2.6.32-r18 and vanilla-sources- contain the fixes for…
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New Gentoo Sources released

I just released gentoo-sources 2.6.32-r14, 2.6.34-r6 and 2.6.35-r2. These all include the patch for the local privilege escalation flaw bug that was recently announced. So, I do recommended all gentoo-sources users upgrade to these latest versions. There is also a…
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dhcpcd trouble with kernel 2.6.35

If you’re network interface is having trouble getting an IP from dhcpcd on kernel version 2.6.35 please sync and update to dhcpcd-5.2.7. Thanks upstream bug: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16187#c12 Fix changelog: http://roy.marples.name/archives/dhcpcd-discuss/2010/0218.html

gentoo-sources-2.6.32-r4 released

I have just committed gentoo-sources-2.6.32-r4 to the tree. This kernel uses genpatches-2.6.32-5 and includes the following: linux linux linux linux linux linux linux linux linux A transmit hang fix for broadcom…
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