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Slackware 9.0 Released

Mar 19, 2003, 01:00 (13 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Michael Palmer for this link. ]

From the Changelog...

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Tue Mar 18 01:44:41 PST 2003
Slackware 9.0 is released...  happy release day!
bootdisks/*:  Patched kmod/ptrace hole.  (see below)
kernels/*:  Patched kmod/ptrace hole.  (see below)
a/kernel-ide-2.4.20-i486-5.tgz:  Patched kmod/ptrace hole.  (see below)
ap/mysql-3.23.56-i386-1.tgz:  Upgraded to mysql-3.23.56.
d/ccache-2.2-i386-1.tgz:  Added ccache-2.2.
d/kernel-headers-2.4.20-i386-5.tgz:  Patched ptrace related headers.
k/kernel-source-2.4.20-noarch-5.tgz:  Patched kmod/ptrace hole.
  The kernel module loader in Linux kernel 2.2.x before 2.2.25, and 2.4.x
  before 2.4.20, allows local users to gain root privileges by using ptrace
  to attach to a child process that is spawned by the kernel.
  For additional information and references, see:
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0127
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+
Mon Mar 17 10:47:33 PST 2003
Slackware 9.0 is (almost) released...  happy Saint Patrick's Day!  :-)
extra/kernel-modules-2.4.20_xfs/kernel-modules-2.4.20_xfs-i486-6.tgz:
  Reverted to the stock ac97_codec/emu10k1 modules, as the ones from CVS
  have problems compiling for the 2.4.20-xfs kernel version and won't load.
a/kernel-modules-2.4.20-i486-7.tgz:  Updated to the ac97_codec and emu10k1
  drivers from CVS (this should support the Audigy cards).  Source for these
  can be found in source/a/kernel-modules/.
gnome/gnomeicu-0.99-i386-1.tgz:  Upgraded to gnomeicu-0.99.
  (suggested by Tobias Svensson)

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