[PATCH] UBUNTU: SAUCE: [net] disable autoloading of rare protocols

Ben Hutchings ben at decadent.org.uk
Thu Jan 13 04:48:58 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 14:54 -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> This disables the autoloading of several rare network protocols
> in an effort to reduce exposure to potential future security
> issues with them, as recently demonstrated with RDS and Econet.
> Thanks to Ben Hutchings and Debian for the patches:
> http://git.debian.org/?p=kernel/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=990932981b989699a710e1ec9eb3dd25f08ac362
> http://git.debian.org/?p=kernel/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=189f09eb39228b11fe8a6b56a27ad09639150d37
> http://git.debian.org/?p=kernel/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=6fd8c90166edf1595c2c828f7cbe4ba7febc4af8
> http://git.debian.org/?p=kernel/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=8d92d7b141b4767f9877ffd1a2c7b0060d50628f
> http://git.debian.org/?p=kernel/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=cf875d498103ff888db76892ae98ddc5ed0d3a4c

Those are not stable references.  That repository is an experimental
conversion of our patch series in svn, and is subject to rebasing.

You could refer to the patches using URLs under


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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