From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 02:19:17 EST

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel.
It contains a single security bugfix for the the sound subsystem. There
is potential for local privilege escalation, so all users are certainly
encouraged to upgrade.

I'll also be replying to this message with a copy of the patch between and

The updated 2.6.22.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:;a=summary


greg k-h


Makefile | 2 -
sound/core/memalloc.c | 68 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------------
2 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 30 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.22.7 to v2.6.22.8

Greg Kroah-Hartman (1):

Takashi Iwai (1):
Convert snd-page-alloc proc file to use seq_file (CVE-2007-4571)

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