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From:  Greg KH <>
Subject:  Linux
Date:  Sat, 15 Jul 2006 13:08:56 -0700
Cc:  Andrew Morton <>,,

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel.

This should fix the reported issue of NetworkManager dying when using
the kernel release.  All users of the 2.6.16 kernel are
recommended to upgrade to this kernel, as it fixes a publicly known
security issue that can provide root access to any local user of the

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 +-
 fs/proc/base.c |    3 ++-
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.16.25 to v2.6.16.26

Greg Kroah-Hartman:

Linus Torvalds:
      Relax /proc fix a bit

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