From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Tue May 06 2008 - 23:40:48 EST

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

Yeah, I said that there was not going to be anymore unless a security
issue happened, well, that's what happened.

This release fixes a security issue and all users of the 2.6.24 series
are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

I'll also be replying to this message with a copy of the patch between and

The updated 2.6.24.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:;a=summary


greg k-h


Makefile | 2 +-
fs/locks.c | 17 +++++++++++++++--
2 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Al Viro (1):
fix SMP ordering hole in fcntl_setlk() (CVE-2008-1669)

Greg Kroah-Hartman (1):

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