[SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4
Posted on: 01/06/2006 07:52 PM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-013
2006-01-06
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Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.14
Release : 1.1656_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.

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Update Information:

This update fixes several low-priority security problems
that were discovered during the development of 2.6.15, and
backported.

Notably, CVE-2005-4605.

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* Thu Jan 5 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.14-1.1656_FC4]
- Rebuild.

* Tue Jan 3 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.14-1.1655_FC4]
- Small fixes from 2.6.15
sysctl: don't overflow the user-supplied buffer with '0'
sysctl: make sure to terminate strings with a NUL
Insanity avoidance in /proc

* Sun Jan 1 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Fix the ACPI whitelist date again.

* Wed Dec 28 2005 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Tighten permissions on /proc/pid/smaps. (#176687)

* Wed Dec 28 2005 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.14-1.1654_FC4]
- Fix usb storage oops. (#176576)
- Fix ACPI owner_id limit.
- Decrease stack usage in block layer.

* Tue Dec 27 2005 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- 2.6.14.5
- usbhid incorrectly claimed wacom penpartner tablet. (#161241)
- Reinstate the y2k ACPI blacklist cutoff.
It broke working suspend for apm users.

* Fri Dec 16 2005 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Rebase to final 2.6.14.4


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

0986f8f9b53aff89e38c3ac432455d13 SRPMS/kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.src.rpm
2713f20165811439c3230da4211b23f4 ppc/kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.ppc.rpm
86884ffa980bb5b799f5b7ee905f5b4d ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.ppc.rpm
4c795cdd720d46f9d31abc606c51299a ppc/kernel-smp-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.ppc.rpm
065ac33d47bc2a11160bee854e8fec43 ppc/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.ppc.rpm
bf84da79ec3d9d43e2c75eae522969dc ppc/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.ppc.rpm
cc10f57c8999e3e276ac719007824087 ppc/kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.ppc64.rpm
a68170aaef2c4192295d6855624b9925 ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.ppc64.rpm
260132f52671b5141bac5fcb05dcc57e x86_64/kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.x86_64.rpm
a643d88decc67e58dee08d6b4dc18464 x86_64/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.x86_64.rpm
86363061f3f32695afa7d649f53cfe83 x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.x86_64.rpm
aa6ec4216105399c8728227b1ee0af06 x86_64/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.x86_64.rpm
48c87979a0e88a03c0434c84ed8d805a x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.x86_64.rpm
ddedbf5bbad3cf9c1372aeb443a3af79 x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.noarch.rpm
8429eea3c447c93407d7ace4226edec5 i386/kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.i586.rpm
13bc09d73c8c64c20b0e6a8074a022b0 i386/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.i586.rpm
4ae77938bec18857eec961af30a8cfc1 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.i586.rpm
58281f46cef7bc8617e7c10236429ea5 i386/kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.i686.rpm
f03110252518776bc6baf106f7381292 i386/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.i686.rpm
c008e26f80b86bff71cd0bd396a537e1 i386/kernel-smp-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.i686.rpm
7ad41e47ad57b279619dedd308f1eeef i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.i686.rpm
0cac7a02ccb6648427f80392c25ef552 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.i686.rpm
ddedbf5bbad3cf9c1372aeb443a3af79 i386/kernel-doc-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4.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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