Drawback of stable kernel development
Posted Dec 1, 2003 21:41 UTC (Mon) by Felix.Braun
Parent article: A Debian kernel security update
This is appears to be the drawback of Marcelo's very stable way of maintaining the 2.4 kernel. If a fix does not make it into one release, the official kernel sources will be vulnerable for a couple of months. Of course, in theory nobody should have to run a vanilla kernel. Yet, in practice this seems to be quite common.
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