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-stable: Linux 2.6.16.6

Apr 18, 2006, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the 2.6.16.6 kernel.

The diffstat and short summary of the fixes are below.

I'll also be replying to this message with a copy of the patch between 2.6.16.5 and 2.6.16.6, as it is small enough to do so.

The updated 2.6.16.y git tree can be found at:

rsync://rsync.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.16.y.git

and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser:

www.kernel.org/git/

thanks,

greg k-h


Makefile | 2
arch/alpha/kernel/setup.c | 17 ++
arch/alpha/kernel/smp.c | 8 -
arch/m32r/kernel/m32r_ksyms.c | 4
arch/m32r/kernel/setup.c | 12 -
arch/m32r/kernel/smpboot.c | 19 +-
arch/m32r/lib/Makefile | 4
arch/m32r/lib/getuser.S | 88 -------------
arch/m32r/lib/putuser.S | 84 ------------
arch/powerpc/kernel/setup_64.c | 10 -
arch/powerpc/kernel/signal_64.c | 2
drivers/block/cciss.c | 96 +++++++-------
drivers/char/tlclk.c | 36 ++---
drivers/edac/Kconfig | 2
drivers/net/sky2.c | 4
drivers/net/sky2.h | 1
drivers/usb/serial/console.c | 2
drivers/usb/storage/Kconfig | 3
fs/cifs/cifsencrypt.c | 36 +++--
fs/ext3/resize.c | 1
fs/fuse/file.c | 8 -
fs/partitions/check.c | 5
fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_iops.c | 3
include/asm-m32r/smp.h | 3
include/asm-m32r/uaccess.h | 266 +++++++++++++++++-----------------------
include/linux/mm.h | 5
include/linux/page-flags.h | 8 +
include/net/ip.h | 1
ipc/shm.c | 2
kernel/power/process.c | 3
kernel/ptrace.c | 7 -
kernel/signal.c | 5
kernel/sys.c | 14 +-
mm/page_alloc.c | 31 ++--
net/atm/clip.c | 42 ++++--
net/bridge/br_netfilter.c | 13 +
net/ipv4/ip_output.c | 6

37 files changed, 360 insertions(+), 493 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.16.5 to v2.6.16.6

Ananiev, Leonid I:
      ext3: Fix missed mutex unlock

Andrew Morton:
      RLIMIT_CPU: fix handling of a zero limit

Brian Uhrain says:
      alpha: SMP boot fixes

Greg Kroah-Hartman:
      Linux 2.6.16.6

Hirokazu Takata:
      m32r: security fix of {get, put}_user macros
      m32r: Fix cpu_possible_map and cpu_present_map initialization for SMP kernel

Hugh Dickins:
      shmat: stop mprotect from giving write permission to a readonly attachment (CVE-2006-1524)

Laurent MEYER:
      powerpc: fix incorrect SA_ONSTACK behaviour for 64-bit processes

Mark Bellon:
      MPBL0010 driver sysfs permissions wide open

Mike Miller:
      cciss: bug fix for crash when running hpacucli

Miklos Szeredi:
      fuse: fix oops in fuse_send_readpages()

Nathan Scott:
      Fix utime(2) in the case that no times parameter was passed in.

Nick Piggin:
      Fix buddy list race that could lead to page lru list corruptions

Patrick McHardy:
      NETFILTER: Fix fragmentation issues with bridge netfilter

Paul Fulghum:
      USB: remove __init from usb_console_setup

Pavel Machek:
      Fix suspend with traced tasks

Randy Dunlap:
      isd200: limit to BLK_DEV_IDE
      edac_752x needs CONFIG_HOTPLUG

Roland McGrath:
      fix non-leader exec under ptrace

Stephen Hemminger:
      sky2: bad memory reference on dual port cards
      atm: clip causes unregister hang

Stephen Rothwell:
      powerpc: iSeries needs slb_initialize to be called
      Fix block device symlink name

Steve French:
      Incorrect signature sent on SMB Read