[linux-l] OT Kernel

Steffen Dettmer steffen at dett.de
Di Okt 29 11:25:56 CET 2002


dazu mal noch ein eventuell interessantes Posting von

www.thefreeworld.net/non-US/. Fetzt.




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From: David Huecking <d.huecking at gmx.net>
To: suse-security at suse.com
Subject: Re: [suse-security] holes in linux kernel < 2.4.20?
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2002 23:33:12 +0200


There was an article on slashdot about DMCA and the latest Changelog of the 
linux kernel:
They say that Changelogs of the latest Linux-Kernels are available to non-US 
residents at: http://www.thefreeworld.net/non-US/

On Freitag, 25. Oktober 2002 17:38, Roman Drahtmueller wrote:
> Alan Cox says that providing details about security holes is illegel in
> the US due to the DMCA laws. He may be right, while I do not want to
> comment on this law.
> SuSE is a German company. We _can_ provide details about security
> problems. If we know them. :-|
> Right now it looks like the RedHat update addresses vulnerabilities in
> drivers for hardware, and it can be assumed that these bugs are DoS type
> attack scenarios (your box Oopses or panics).

Eat, sleep and go running,
David Huecking.

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