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May 31, 2006, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Wright)


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We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel. Small fix for information leak with netfilter (CVE-2006-1343).

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 kernel.org git web browser:


Makefile | 2 +-
net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_core.c | 1 +
net/ipv4/netfilter/nf_conntrack_l3proto_ipv4.c | 1 +

3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.16.18 to v2.6.16.19

Chris Wright:

Marcel Holtmann:
    NETFILTER: Fix small information leak in SO_ORIGINAL_DST (CVE-2006-1343)