From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 18:20:33 EST

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the

It contains a wide range of bugfixes, and all users of the 2.6.25 kernel
series are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

There is probably only going to be one more 2.6.25 kernel release so
everyone should be migrating to 2.6.27 at this point in time.

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

The updated 2.6.25.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:;a=summary


greg k-h


Makefile | 2
arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c | 2
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mtrr/generic.c | 7 +
arch/x86/kernel/io_apic_32.c | 3
arch/x86/mm/ioremap.c | 2
drivers/char/drm/i915_dma.c | 2
drivers/char/tty_io.c | 2
drivers/hwmon/it87.c | 39 ++++++++-
drivers/media/video/bt8xx/bttv-driver.c | 2
drivers/media/video/tvaudio.c | 2
drivers/media/video/zoran_driver.c | 2
drivers/net/wireless/b43legacy/xmit.c | 2
drivers/video/console/fbcon.c | 4 -
fs/cifs/cifsglob.h | 1
fs/cifs/cifssmb.c | 4 +
fs/cifs/readdir.c | 128 ++++++++++++++++----------------
fs/splice.c | 3
kernel/sched_rt.c | 8 +-
18 files changed, 130 insertions(+), 85 deletions(-)

Alan Cox (2):
x86, early_ioremap: fix fencepost error
tty: Termios locking - sort out real_tty confusions and lock reads

Arjan van de Ven (1):
security: avoid calling a NULL function pointer in drivers/video/tvaudio.c

Dario Faggioli (1):
sched_rt.c: resch needed in rt_rq_enqueue() for the root rt_rq

Greg Kroah-Hartman (1):

Ingo Molnar (1):
x86: work around MTRR mask setting, v2

Jean Delvare (3):
hwmon: (it87) Prevent power-off on Shuttle SN68PT
V4L: bttv: Prevent NULL pointer dereference in radio_open
V4L: zr36067: Fix RGBR pixel format

Larry Finger (1):
b43legacy: Fix failure in rate-adjustment mechanism

Linus Torvalds (1):
Don't allow splice() to files opened with O_APPEND

Matthias Hopf (1):
drm/i915: fix ioremap of a user address for non-root (CVE-2008-3831)

Oleg Nesterov (1):
fbcon_set_all_vcs: fix kernel crash when switching the rotated consoles

Stefan Bader (1):
x86: Reserve FIRST_DEVICE_VECTOR in used_vectors bitmap.

Steve French (1):
CIFS: make sure we have the right resume info before calling CIFSFindNext

Thomas Gleixner (1):
x86: improve UP kernel when CPU-hotplug and SMP is enabled

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