May 24, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.4-ac17

Author: JT Smith

"In terms of going through the code audit almost all the sound drivers still
need fixing to lock against format changes during a read/write. Poll
creating
and starting a buffer as write does and also mmap during write, write
during
an mmap." Read on for the changelog:

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/2.4/

                 Intermediate diffs are available from
                        http://www.bzimage.org


This one just fixes the first chunk of stuff the Stanford checker found and
a couple of other small bits.

2.4.4-ac17
o       Fix double free in new cciss                    (me)
o       Fix i2o_pci double free on error                (me)
o       Fix use after free in iphase (two of)           (me)
o       Fix use after free in cs4281                    (me)
o       Fix use after free in lapbether                 (me)
o       Fix use after free in bpqether                  (me)
o       Fix use after free in edgeport                  (me)
o       Fix memory leak in cciss                        (me)
o       Fix memory leak in failed vxfs mounts           (me)
o       Fix memory leak in failed cmsfs mounts          (me)
o       Fix memory leak on error in ixj                 (me)
o       Fix memory leak in lmc                          (me)
o       Fix memory leak in isdnppp                      (me)
o       Fix memory leak in wanrouter                    (me)
o       Fix memory leak on error in jffs                (me)
o       Fix reference to invalid memory in rio          (me)
o       Fix leaks in xircom driver (and update)         (Arjan van de Ven)
        | All of the above found by the stanford checking team
        | who [or whose tools] effectively did the work for us
o       Fix maestro bug from merge                      (Marcus Meissner)

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