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From:  Greg KH <>
Subject:  Linux
Date:  Wed, 12 Apr 2006 13:33:58 -0700

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 so.

The updated 2.6.16.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:


greg k-h


 Makefile                   |    2 +-
 arch/x86_64/kernel/entry.S |   28 ++++++++++------------------
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.16.4 to v2.6.16.5

Andi Kleen:
      x86_64: Clean up execve
      x86_64: When user could have changed RIP always force IRET (CVE-2006-0744)

Greg Kroah-Hartman:

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