Subject: Re: Interesting VFS bug?
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/15/1999 21:41:34
Bill Studenmund wrote:
> What version are y'all using? rmdir is another system call which uses
> namei with LOCKPARENT - you're hitting the vfs_lookup bug which was the
> subject of security advisory 1999-008.
> Update to recent -current, or get recent 1.4_ALPHA.

There is no more problem after applying the patch from advisory.
Mea culpa.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
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