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From: Frans Pop <>
Subject: Re: at program breaks with kernel 2.6.24
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 20:36:44 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> wrote:
> Quoting BuraphaLinux Server (
>> I have the same problem - it is not debian specific.  Did the
>> semantics of kill() change with the new kernel?  I thought as long as
>> something is setuid, even with capability stuff around the setuid
>> programs just get _all_ capabilities and would keep working.
>> I did a good search and found many people with the problem, but no
>> solutions except going back to 2.6.23.x kernels.  I guess you'll flame
>> me, but at least include a link to the solution too.
> Why would we flame you?  I'll just apologize as I think it's my fault,
> and ask you to please try the newest available kernel where I believe it
> should be fixed.

Would it be this commit that fixed this issue?
commit 094972840f2e7c1c6fc9e1a97d817cc17085378e
Author: Serge E. Hallyn <>
Date:   Sat Feb 23 15:23:33 2008 -0800
    file capabilities: simplify signal check

I see stable was CCed on it, so I guess it will be included in the next
point release, but distributions may want to apply it earlier.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-27 19:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-27 12:27 BuraphaLinux Server
2008-02-27 13:41 ` Jiri Kosina
2008-02-27 18:17 ` serge
2008-02-27 19:36   ` Frans Pop [this message]
2008-02-27 19:47   ` BuraphaLinux Server
2008-02-28  3:00     ` serge
2008-02-28  5:23       ` BuraphaLinux Server
2008-02-28 14:54         ` serge
2008-02-28 17:19         ` serge
2008-02-28 17:51           ` BuraphaLinux Server

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