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Preventative measure against future vmsplice-like security issues
1 dsd 3 README
2     --------------------------------------------------------------------------
3     This patchset is to be the 2.6 series of gentoo-sources.
4 dsd 869 It is designed for cross-compatibility, fixes and stability, with performance
5     and additional features/driver support being a second.
6 dsd 3
7 dsd 869 Unless otherwise stated and marked as such, this kernel should be suitable for
8     all environments.
9 dsd 3
10    
11     Patchset Numbering Scheme
12     --------------------------------------------------------------------------
13 dsd 332
14     FIXES
15     1000-1400 linux-stable
16     1400-1500 linux-stable queue
17     1500-1700 security
18     1700-1800 architecture-related
19     1800-1900 mm/scheduling/misc
20     1900-2000 filesystems
21     2000-2100 networking core
22     2100-2200 storage core
23     2200-2300 power management (ACPI, APM)
24     2300-2400 bus (USB, IEEE1394, PCI, PCMCIA, ...)
25     2400-2500 network drivers
26     2500-2600 storage drivers
27     2600-2700 input
28     2700-2900 media (graphics, sound, tv)
29     2900-3000 other
30     3000-4000 reserved
31    
32     FEATURES
33     4000-4100 network
34     4100-4200 storage
35     4200-4300 graphics
36     4300-4400 filesystem
37     4400-4500 other
38    
39 dsd 3 Individual Patch Descriptions:
40     --------------------------------------------------------------------------
41    
42 dsd 1235 Patch: 1000_linux-2.6.24.1.patch
43     From: http://www.kernel.org
44     Desc: Linux 2.6.24.1
45    
46 dsd 1236 Patch: 1900_xfs-file-readdir-oops.patch
47     From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208404
48     Desc: Fix XFS crash condition
49    
50 dsd 1231 Patch: 2100_sd-sr-medium-detection.patch
51     From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
52     Desc: Add early medium-not-present detection in sr/sd drivers
53    
54     Patch: 2101_sr-follow-tray-status.patch
55     From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
56     Desc: Fix CDROM_DRIVE_STATUS ioctl implementation
57    
58     Patch: 2102_sr-test-unit-ready.patch
59     From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
60     Desc: Fix TEST_UNIT_READY for medium detection
61    
62 dsd 1242 Patch: 1400_vmsplice-user-pointer.patch
63     From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
64     Desc: Fix another vmsplice() security issue
65    
66 dsd 1246 Patch: 1500_get-zero-user-pages.patch
67     From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
68     Desc: Preventative measure against future vmsplice-like security issues
69    
70 dsd 332 Patch: 4105_dm-bbr.patch
71 dsd 11 From: EVMS 2.5.2
72     Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
73    
74 dsd 1227 Patch: 4200_fbcondecor-0.9.4.patch
75 dsd 3 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
76     Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
77    
78 mpagano 1223 Patch: 4300_squashfs-3.3.patch
79 dsd 3 From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
80 dsd 97 Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
81 dsd 3
82 dsd 1232 Patch: 4400_echo-ctrl-c.patch
83     From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
84     Desc: Echo ^C on Ctrl-C events to match other unixes
85    
86     Patch: 4401_ixany-interrupt-signal.patch
87     From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
88     Desc: Bugfix for patch 4400
89    
90 dsd 332 Patch: 4405_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
91 phreak 1033 From: Tavis Ormandy <taviso@gentoo.org>
92 dsd 11 Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl

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