Fedora Core 3 Update: kernel-2.6.10-1.741_FC3
Posted on: 01/14/2005 04:33 AM

A new kernel package is available for Fedora Core 3

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-025
2005-01-13
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Product : Fedora Core 3
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.10
Release : 1.741_FC3
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.

CAN-2005-0001
Paul Starzetz from isec.pl found an exploitable hole in the x86 SMP page fault handler which could lead to privilege escalation. http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0022-pagefault.txt

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 at http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/1/13/219

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

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

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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

577dbd8cabfd0416fe7112b4c96c07f3 SRPMS/kernel-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.src.rpm
2483d17b694756279149f955e0a2ceaf x86_64/kernel-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.x86_64.rpm
19eec5a6827f1285e3249c7a441a970d x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.x86_64.rpm
a2c09307259042d1e90b4910ce741999 x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.x86_64.rpm
a09e23b469dc0981a054dcbc979429e0 x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.noarch.rpm
ef6ec76b36721c6610de383aa6a02631 i386/kernel-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.i586.rpm
d2d41579dd1d90f2454eb8195455d859 i386/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.i586.rpm
f41ea9b8b4b9ac85a3a690642eb48a3c i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.i586.rpm
c12673b9d5a1ff15058239b0860f250c i386/kernel-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.i686.rpm
0ff39cefcc3511f36597383c1469b05f i386/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.i686.rpm
35f3b81d0d090b019ec0d76e2df6f47c i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.i686.rpm
a09e23b469dc0981a054dcbc979429e0 i386/kernel-doc-2.6.10-1.741_FC3.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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