This page contains security patches of a current and urgent nature. Please also check the following sites:

Rootshell, a must read site
The Linux Security Home Page, also excellent

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Patches currently on file:

Added 16 Apr 1998 14:18 UCT,   Delivered by Alan Cox, this applies to 2.0.33 and before and to all 2.1.x kernels to date. Priority apply this for 2.0.33 or this for 2.1.96 in your /usr/src/linux/net/ipv4 directory before the exploit hits rootshell.

Added 8 Feb 1998 0:00 UCT,  Ultima’s latest patch has to do with expiry of IP fragments in 2.1.x kernels. Better look at this one. Exploit was made available 10 Feb 1998 3:59 UCT here, along with his complete tar file.

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