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May 11, 2006, 04:45 (0 Talkback[s])

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the 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 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:


Makefile | 2 +-
fs/locks.c | 21 ++++++++++++---------

2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.16.15 to v2.6.16.16

Chris Wright:

Trond Myklebust:
      fs/locks.c: Fix lease_init (CVE-2006-1860)