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Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This update includes a number of security issues that have been fixed upstream over the last week or so.
Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : kernel
Version     : 2.6.16                      
Release     : 1.2096_FC4                  
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.

Update Information:

This update includes a number of security issues that have been
fixed upstream over the last week or so.

i386/x86-64: Fix x87 information leak between processes
ip_route_input panic fix (CVE-2006-1525)
fix MADV_REMOVE vulnerability (CVE-2006-1524)
shmat: stop mprotect from giving write permission to a
readonly attachment (CVE-2006-1524)
Fix MPBL0010 driver insecure sysfs permissions
x86_64: When user could have changed RIP always force IRET
Fix RCU signal handling
Keys: Fix oops when adding key to non-keyring (CVE-2006-1522)
sysfs: zero terminate sysfs write buffers (CVE-2006-1055)

It also includes various other fixes from the -stable tree.
Full changelogs are available from:

* Tue Apr 18 2006 Dave Jones  [2.6.16-1.2096_FC4]
* Tue Apr 18 2006 Dave Jones  [2.6.16-1.2093_FC4]
* Mon Apr 17 2006 Dave Jones  [2.6.16-1.2092_FC4]
* Sun Apr 16 2006 Dave Jones 
* Fri Apr  7 2006 Dave Jones 
* Tue Apr  4 2006 Dave Jones 
- Reenable non-standard serial ports. (#187466)
- Reenable snd-es18xx for x86-32 (#187733)
* Thu Mar 30 2006 Dave Jones 
- ship the .kernelrelease file in -devel too.
- Disable EDAC debug.

This update can be downloaded from:

190315d5016bfe17af6abbc475b9a4e2f22ea16d  SRPMS/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.src.rpm
910fcb7755289388e7a144b5ae410ff2fa68a18e  ppc/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.ppc.rpm
5ee253da9ce9d38b90607179fd3da38c078aad00  ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.ppc.rpm
01c44a4c831fe833ad8dcdc631bf9fd7827e7a1b  ppc/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.ppc.rpm
7a9ab31acecda7dde7979a20dd842bfbcf9927f4  ppc/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.ppc.rpm
b7e7f93899d92ac4a7b02bf9e8ce170ff6da7820  ppc/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.ppc.rpm
d00a96620e1f71d10ac94b94e5b3299f73d86bb2  ppc/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.noarch.rpm
fbe000f24405342e59ac3b34b01c76ff65124b7b  x86_64/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.x86_64.rpm
19669089c59f7dba1db1cb2222319f77e2d8c29e  x86_64/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.x86_64.rpm
32e92f3cfd342ea10e27d249e33ed2634dc010bd  x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.x86_64.rpm
2acab6261c423b032887f5fffef104cde72d0492  x86_64/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.x86_64.rpm
578ff9d8e1ca013de5f80a5f570f33ddd18e78a3  x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.x86_64.rpm
d00a96620e1f71d10ac94b94e5b3299f73d86bb2  x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.noarch.rpm
400517b3dd2ae4b5465eee500e87a7275da47420  i386/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.i586.rpm
09329c1a246c252f0edcd0dfa056168b53ebc722  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.i586.rpm
676e5e914d20af47530c852d53029f459422497c  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.i586.rpm
4a66d6b80ce14e09ca15441a4b3de5906a98a371  i386/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.i686.rpm
860914ddf10330977d4ef369823701d2befdb808  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.i686.rpm
c21b746ec5c54052627473d6089ed89bb68a1118  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.i686.rpm
33e1965ad75fd3db2d879231f6df33f692188d35  i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.i686.rpm
60ff2aeabd93b6a24ec9a2d92885efef399a062e  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.i686.rpm
d00a96620e1f71d10ac94b94e5b3299f73d86bb2  i386/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2096_FC4.noarch.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at

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