HEADS UP: FreeBSD-SA-05:03.amd64

Peter Wemm peter at wemm.org
Tue Apr 5 18:33:31 PDT 2005

In case anybody is not paying attention to -announce, there is a 
security fix that has just gone into HEAD, 5.3 and 5.4.

If you have public or untrusted users or code on your machines, you want 
to get this patched ASAP...

Note that the upcoming 5.4-RC1 *is* vulnerable and will need to be 

As an aside, the patch also should fix double faults.  I'd botched the 
layout of the tss structure definition too.

Peter Wemm - peter at wemm.org; peter at FreeBSD.org; peter at yahoo-inc.com
"All of this is for nothing if we don't go to the stars" - JMS/B5

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