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Linux 2.4.32-pre1

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Marcelo Tosatti

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Jul 4, 2005, 1:47:24 PM7/4/05
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Hi,

Here goes the first -pre of v2.4.32.

It contains a small amount of fixes, most notably x86_64 security updates.


Check for canonical addresses in ptrace (CAN-2005-1762)
Fix canonical checking for segment registers in ptrace (CAN-2005-0756)
Fix buffer overflow in 32bit execve on x86-64/ia64 (CAN-2005-1768)


Summary of changes from v2.4.31 to v2.4.32-pre1
============================================

Andi Kleen <a...@suse.de>:
x86-64: Enable Nvidia timer override workaround for SMP kernels too
x86-64: Fix build with !CONFIG_SWIOTLB
x86_64: Disable exception stack for stack faults
Fix canonical checking for segment registers in ptrace
Check for canonical addresses in ptrace
Fix buffer overflow in x86-64/ia64 32bit execve

David S. Miller <da...@davemloft.net>:
[NETLINK]: Fix two socket hashing bugs.
[SPARC64]: Fix cmsg length checks in Solaris emulation layer.
[SPARC64]: Fix conflicting __bzero_noasi() prototypes.

H. J. Lu <h...@lucon.org>:
newer i386/x86_64 assemblers prohibit instructions for moving between a seg register and a 32bit location

Marcel Holtmann <mar...@holtmann.org>:
Fix" introduced in 2.4.27pre2 for bluetooth hci_usb race causes kernel hang

Marcelo <mar...@xeon.cnet>:
Change VERSION to 2.4.32-pre1

NeilBrown <ne...@cse.unsw.edu.au>:
Claim i_alloc_sem while changing file size in nfsd
Don't drop setuid on directories when ownership changed by NFSd

Pete Zaitcev <zai...@redhat.com>:
USB 2.4.31: ftdi_sio fixes

Ralf Baechle <ra...@linux-mips.org>:
update netdev address

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