-stable: Linux

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

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


and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org 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)