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Fedora Core 2 Update: kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2 Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Fedora Fix slab corruption in ACPI video code.

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 2
Name        : kernel
Version     : 2.6.10                      
Release     : 1.9_FC2                  
Summary     : The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system)
Description :
The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of any
Linux operating system.  The kernel handles the basic functions
of the operating system:  memory allocation, process allocation, device
input and output, etc.

  Paul Starzetz from found an exploitable hole in the x86
  SMP page fault handler which could lead to privilege escalation.

This update additionally fixes a random memory corruption issue
present in the previous update, and in addition updates to the
latest -ac collection of patches. A full changelog
of the update vs the previous -ac8 based release is available


* Thu Jan 13 2005 Dave Jones 
- Update to 2.6.10-ac9
- Fix slab corruption in ACPI video code.

* Mon Jan 10 2005 Dave Jones 
- Add another Lexar card reader to the whitelist. (#143600)
- Package asm-m68k for asm-ppc includes. (don't ask). (#144604)

This update can be downloaded from:

ef61c4cc907d2f28d9073aafa62ace4c  SRPMS/kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.src.rpm
1a822614ed6fb852582f869e2c48d44c  x86_64/kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.x86_64.rpm
d5f79b14b44ec831d1bd1cf95fea1a69  x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.x86_64.rpm
4e0ddb71d53e2fab550a9dd90297f75c  x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.x86_64.rpm
8364bc9e28f0aced714d31eb203ca011  x86_64/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.noarch.rpm
370d410c882562d8715fb3c9d82471af  x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.noarch.rpm
a531f9718e0061a9e43cb2e9d9f32e90  i386/kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i586.rpm
d2e9bd5a230e6e40db06b7c879fe383d  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i586.rpm
0be4bef6761c8a386bc14014286b7781  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i586.rpm
06d956b7ba4e55a9716449d0365cafe5  i386/kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i686.rpm
b952b3fe7324efa87a104b995a763b0b  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i686.rpm
ed19c4f153f2c941e73bec51023dd59d  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i686.rpm
8364bc9e28f0aced714d31eb203ca011  i386/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.noarch.rpm
370d410c882562d8715fb3c9d82471af  i386/kernel-doc-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.noarch.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  

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