The current 2.6 prepatch remains 2.6.23-rc3
; the 2.6.23-rc4 release
is somewhat overdue as of this writing. There has been a steady flow of
fixes into the mainline git repository over the last week.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.23-rc3-mm1. Recent changes
to -mm include the long-awaited ath5k wireless driver (mac80211-based
support for Atheros 5xxx wireless cards), a long list of x86_64 patches, a
new PID namespaces patch, and the PIE executable randomization patch from
The current stable 2.6 kernel is 184.108.40.206, released on August 20.
This one contains a single patch - a security fix for the signal
vulnerability which allows, under some circumstances, an arbitrary
signal to be sent to a setuid process. (Note that the 220.127.116.11 process has already begun with that update being due
on or after the 23rd).
For older kernels: 18.104.22.168 was released on
August 16 with a couple dozen fixes. The next 2.6.20 stable update is
currently in review; it is a large patch set with quite a few fixes.
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