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Apr 25, 2006, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel (because just one -stable kernel a day is obviously not enough...)

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 and, as it is small enough to do so.

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


and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:


greg k-h

Makefile | 2 +-c
fs/cifs/dir.c | 14 ++++++++++++++

2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.16.10 to v2.6.16.11

Greg Kroah-Hartman:

Steve French:
      Don't allow a backslash in a path component (CVE-2006-1863)