-stable: Linux

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

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 +-
net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_proto_sctp.c | 11 +++++++—-
net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_proto_sctp.c | 11 +++++++—-

3 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.16.12 to v2.6.16.13

Greg Kroah-Hartman:

Patrick McHardy:
      NETFILTER: SCTP conntrack: fix
infinite loop (CVE-2006-1527)