Fedora Core 3 Update: kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3
Posted on: 11/23/2004 06:59 AM

A kernel security update has been released for Fedora Core 3

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-451
2004-11-22
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Product : Fedora Core 3
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.9
Release : 1.681_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.

This update brings an updated -ac patch which which adds several security fixes, and various other fixes that have occured since the release of Fedora Core 3.

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* Thu Nov 18 2004 Dave Jones davej@redhat.com
- Update to 2.6.9-ac10, fixing the SATA problems (#139674)
- Update the OOM-killer tamer to upstream.
- Implement an RCU scheme for the SELinux AVC
- Improve on the OOM-killer taming patch.
- device-mapper: Remove duplicate kfree in dm_register_target error path.
- Make SHA1 guard against misaligned accesses
- ASPM workaround for PCIe. (#123360)
- Hot-plug driver updates due to MSI change (#134290)
- Workaround for 80332 IOP hot-plug problem (#139041)
- ExpressCard hot-plug support for ICH6M (#131800)
- Fix boot crash on VIA systems (noted on x86-64)
- PPC64: Store correct backtracking info in ppc64 signal frames
- PPC64: Prevent HVSI from oopsing on hangup (#137912)
- Fix poor performance b/c of noncacheable mapping in 4g/4g (#130842)
- Fix PCI-X hotplug issues (#132852, #134290)
- Re-export force_sig() (#139503)
- Various fixes for more security issues from latest -ac patch.
- Fix d_find_alias brokenness (#137791)
- tg3: Fix fiber hw autoneg bounces (#138738)
- diskdump: Fix issue with NMI watchdog. (#138041)
- diskdump: Export disk_dump_state. (#138132)
- diskdump: Tickle NMI watchdog in diskdump_mdelay() (#138036)
- diskdump: Fix mem= for x86-64 (#138139)
- diskdump: Fix missing system_state setting. (#138130)
- diskdump: Fix diskdump completion message (#138028)
- Re-add aic host raid support.
- Take a few more export removal patches from 2.6.10rc
- SATA: Make AHCI work
- SATA: Core updates.
- S390: Fix Incorrect registers in core dumps. (#138206)
- S390: Fix up lcs device state. (#131167)
- S390: Fix possible qeth IP registration failure.
- S390: Support broadcast on z800/z900 HiperSockets
- S390: Allow FCP port to recover after aborted nameserver request.
- Flush error in pci_mmcfg_write (#129338)
- hugetlb_get_unmapped_area fix (#135364, #129525)
- Fix ia64 cyclone timer on ia64 (#137842, #136684)
- Fix ipv6 MTU calculation. (#130397)
- ACPI: Don't display messages about ACPI breakpoints. (#135856)
- Fix x86_64 copy_user_generic (#135655)
- lockd: remove hardcoded maximum NLM cookie length
- Fix SCSI bounce limit
- Disable polling mode on hotplug controllers in favour of interrupt driven. (#138737)


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

fff96ff2565c3a5cb78b27f2f28aaed0 SRPMS/kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.src.rpm
530bd462808c3bbf884d242fbf75873b x86_64/kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.x86_64.rpm
b61a4e076428e74dc291e491e04ab855 x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.x86_64.rpm
d277be6919be79dee6f6f5478656767b x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.x86_64.rpm
e9542fc23684fc96577df39d0735c3bc x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.noarch.rpm
41bd1320f969ef466aee25b2bea30d86 i386/kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i586.rpm
c379783ce8fa2b7e52e9b3803d61f6c6 i386/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i586.rpm
7e6103e46c12c786dea6f054d81168ac i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i586.rpm
0cc46081473d669be805b3ad62962ec2 i386/kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i686.rpm
3036125fbd9ea2c314bc1a4373abc250 i386/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i686.rpm
2e0c4cc91c78919e557cea1b8cf42f30 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i686.rpm
e9542fc23684fc96577df39d0735c3bc i386/kernel-doc-2.6.9-1.681_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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