Slackware-13.0 ChangeLog (2009-12-08)

Tue Dec 8 20:44:44 UTC 2009

patches/packages/linux-2.6.29.6-3/:
Added new kernels and kernel packages with a patch for CVE-2009-1298,
a kernel bug where oversized IP packets cause a NULL pointer dereference
and immediate hang.
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1298
http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/11/25/104
Be sure to reinstall LILO after upgrading the kernel packages.
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