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Feb 07, 2006, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])

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We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel. This contains a single security fix (CVE-2006-0454) which can potentially be used as remote DoS exploit.

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 2.6.15.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:



Makefile | 2 +-
net/ipv4/icmp.c | 2 +-

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

Summary of changes from v2.6.15.2 to v2.6.15.3

Chris Wright:

Herbert Xu:
      Fix extra dst release when ip_options_echo fails