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[suse-security] Re: Fwd: Enterprise server 8 not vulnerable to do_mremap()?]

On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Olaf Kirch wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 03:34:18PM +0100, Olaf Kirch wrote:
> > I notice that SLES 8 is not listed as vulnerable to the do_mremap()
> That was an oversight, for which we apologize.

I did think it odd that you'd been sitting on something like that for
two months without disclosing. :)

> > vulnerability, and that there's no update.  Does this mean that the kernel
> > which came with SP3 in early November was already patched with this?
> I just double checked, and updates for SLES8-i386 are indeed
> available from the maintenance web at
> http://portal.suse.com/psdb/SuSE-Linux-Enterprise-Server-8-for-x86.html
> (Don't be fooled by the date which says Dec 2003).
> Updates for sles8-ppc are available as well, and notification mails should
> have been sent to all registered maintenance customers.  Updates for other
> architectures and sles7 are in the pipeline but need to pass QA first.

I'll sit quietly and patiently and wait for my AMD64 update then. 
Thanks for the info!

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