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Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 11:04:12 -0800
From: Greg KH greg@WIREX.COM
Subject: Immunix OS Security update for kernel

        Immunix OS Security Advisory

Packages updated:       kernel
Affected products:      Immunix OS 6.2, 7.0-beta, and 7.0
Bugs Fixed:             immunix/1512
Date:                   March 26, 2001
Advisory ID:            IMNX-2001-70-010-01
Author:                 Greg Kroah-Hartman


The 2.2.19 kernel release fixes numerous security problems including the ptrace/execve race condition bug that was reported by Wojciech Purczynski (see for more information about this.)

This kernel release also includes a number of improvements over the previous Immunix kernel package, including (but not limited to)
- improved USB support
- improved IPMasq support
- IPV6 support
- numerous VM improvements
- SubDomain improvements (see ) - SubDomain improvements (see )

Package names and locations:

Precompiled binary packages for Immunix 6.2 are available at:

Source package for Immunix 6.2 is available at:

Precompiled binary packages for Immunix 7.0-beta and 7.0 are available at:

Source package for Immunix 7.0-beta and 7.0 is available at:

md5sums of the packages:
c19e518433918be4ca5576796d9b73cc kernel-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i386.rpm
8432993325b8fffba556818299803cb4 kernel-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i586.rpm
4a5ce5c5a78f240bac878769c048bee0 kernel-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i686.rpm
651897973608892cf71143a2cfe69446 kernel-BOOT-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i386.rpm
ce7bad71ee8776511a795719941fbe40 kernel-doc-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i386.rpm
c77cb2fc41146f2ff389b4b301018c6f kernel-pcmcia-cs-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i386.rpm
31283ab133678f219e94ea4eda2654b5 kernel-smp-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i386.rpm
fdac62540078baf1eca7b4d7c179b06e kernel-smp-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i586.rpm
09e31844a8cb46edf1ecc55f135522bb kernel-smp-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i686.rpm
ce6be81e69b5cbc32b9950aff70db7a9 kernel-source-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i386.rpm
b943d12fd4d4862543b3d738b7943df8 kernel-utils-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.i386.rpm
2cae22a95043564cd1f704f751e0533c kernel-2.2.19-3_6.x_imnx.src.rpm

0a9531662084c92d5af3b34f571a48d9 kernel-2.2.19-3_imnx.i386.rpm
c3b34cdfce45e88e2095c5f40825055a kernel-2.2.19-3_imnx.i586.rpm
a3af4a5a93e5a1c4da200a8aef67ca94 kernel-2.2.19-3_imnx.i686.rpm
9541e63fd494283843b93130c80d4123 kernel-BOOT-2.2.19-3_imnx.i386.rpm
6e586fc9879d495f63cd09ac670140c4 kernel-doc-2.2.19-3_imnx.i386.rpm
bd9c446f611ef8f2ee17d94739d132a2 kernel-pcmcia-cs-2.2.19-3_imnx.i386.rpm
4936c9f150cc7f760e1a50d7a722b402 kernel-smp-2.2.19-3_imnx.i386.rpm
b38940a69056e726f1ff6ca6996f09a6 kernel-smp-2.2.19-3_imnx.i586.rpm
02800be99ad80b5329a5ba3edff78446 kernel-smp-2.2.19-3_imnx.i686.rpm
bc02ed20d0bac14791eab4faa0bf7ee4 kernel-source-2.2.19-3_imnx.i386.rpm
efc5c33d82595ad9ec5f5103b40c4ae8 kernel-utils-2.2.19-3_imnx.i386.rpm
b35f92425d4bcb2adf720dffb911d627 kernel-2.2.19-3_imnx.src.rpm
Online version of all Immunix 6.2 updates and advisories:

Online version of all Immunix 7.0-beta updates and advisories:

Online version of all Immunix 7.0 updates and advisories:

Ibiblio is graciously mirroring our updates, so if the links above are slow, please try:
or one of the many mirrors available at: