[SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4
Posted on: 02/07/2006 10:12 PM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-102
2006-02-07
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Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.15
Release : 1.1831_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 a remotely exploitable denial of service
attack in the icmp networking code (CVE-2006-0454). An
information leak has also been fixed (CVE-2006-0095), and
some debugging patches that had accidentally been left
applied in the previous update have been removed, restoring
the functionality of the 'quiet' argument.

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* Tue Feb 7 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- 2.6.15.3
Fixes remotely exploitable bug in ICMP (CVE-2006-0454)
* Fri Feb 3 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Make 'quiet' work again.
- dm-crypt: zero key before freeing it

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

b1f9d6a89e638edeeacecfd7495eb4e6450e279b SRPMS/kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.src.rpm
188b62f36e7e600c588715536d96e32606640abf ppc/kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.ppc.rpm
e286cb0385c3fdf49aef3d42fd43420a51ebcea8 ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.ppc.rpm
8e3d18db547e94f750c022111c94f7d56943180f ppc/kernel-smp-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.ppc.rpm
3be387fa5fb7c3cd095c329ce71b9f94190e83df ppc/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.ppc.rpm
3c8b1004b5e9e64677dbf6b457db55f68ecd2e77 ppc/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.ppc.rpm
62af3a7baffdbb17904985289fa16437fb5a950e ppc/kernel-doc-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.noarch.rpm
1392789f2ede26c037f9715012d8452e6d0e4590 x86_64/kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.x86_64.rpm
09054fea4b6dbb75ccfdaafb9bb2ca0572b13b6a x86_64/kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.x86_64.rpm
058d2e9feb887f4e1947f6c67cd0e3e7d1b41d7e x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.x86_64.rpm
e776cc09a16f83e7bb63b1f297b39cbc15924684 x86_64/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.x86_64.rpm
f0b33070f10c2c7451658e8ad63472e3b7647446 x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.x86_64.rpm
62af3a7baffdbb17904985289fa16437fb5a950e x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.noarch.rpm
a65c2356bf30f818f23476aa2944171f2e8e58ed i386/kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.i586.rpm
4c2d91f66fee74f748a596ebfc2f16e61ec66bb2 i386/kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.i586.rpm
b64db9db09db127809d5a426ca14faaeefef9161 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.i586.rpm
743357e7d11966a6218cfd251404d2e670b12847 i386/kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.i686.rpm
6a61118b549d1252f3944838ff574bed4c244ef7 i386/kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.i686.rpm
77e82a0a4458567d74ee6817c84f77bca85640d6 i386/kernel-smp-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.i686.rpm
579e825578ff22d44ebb3a50e3728ee6a1fcbb9d i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.i686.rpm
a42a5afe3689b3812a9fe781a9f8922a33be811e i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4.i686.rpm
62af3a7baffdbb17904985289fa16437fb5a950e i386/kernel-doc-2.6.15-1.1831_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 http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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