Fedora Core 3 Update: kernel-2.6.10-1.737_FC3
Posted on: 01/11/2005 04:18 AM

An updated kernel package has been released for Fedora Core 3

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 3
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.10
Release : 1.737_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 rebases the kernel to match the upstream 2.6.10 release, and adds a number of security fixes by means of adding the latest -ac patch.

Paul Starzetz from isec.pl found a problem in the binary format loaders uselib() function that could lead to potential priveledge escalation.

Brad Spengler found several problems.
- An integer overflow in the random poolsize sysctl handler.
- SCSI ioctl integer overflow and information leak.
- RLIMIT_MEMLOCK bypass and unprivileged user DoS.

Coverity Inc. found a number of bugs with their automated source checker in coda, xfs, network bridging, rose network protocol, and the sdla wan driver.


* Mon Jan 10 2005 Dave Jones davej@redhat.com
- Disable slab debugging.

* Sat Jan 08 2005 Dave Jones davej@redhat.com
- Periodic slab debug is incompatable with pagealloc debug.
Disable the latter.
- Update to 2.6.10-ac8

* Fri Jan 07 2005 Dave Jones davej@redhat.com
- Bump up to -ac7
- Another new card reader.

* Thu Jan 06 2005 Dave Jones davej@redhat.com
- Rebase to 2.6.10-ac5

* Tue Jan 04 2005 Dave Jones davej@redhat.com
- Rebase to 2.6.10-ac4
- Add periodic slab debug checker.

* Mon Jan 03 2005 Dave Jones davej@redhat.com
- Drop patch which meant we needed a newer gcc. (#144035)
- Rebase to 2.6.10-ac2
- Enable SL82C104 IDE driver as built-in on PPC64 (#131033)

This update can be downloaded from:

3358578123d1f533f59551e3ae57c58d SRPMS/kernel-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.src.rpm
fefab702da72d80a17f288a732314f2f x86_64/kernel-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.x86_64.rpm
367a35017888dd291ae5d5e49d3d528f x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.x86_64.rpm
bdd8a314125cb1999b55c4f6f3cdb246 x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.x86_64.rpm
f48db7fff38c51f651364fc58443c30d x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.noarch.rpm
36f98dd65ec1765c26770be7e6362a6f i386/kernel-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.i586.rpm
a7122fda3dd50ac6adb24789fb6d1bba i386/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.i586.rpm
415412abd0857a5789da547af0825864 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.i586.rpm
909a1a29aa29773b1d9918e2a7614844 i386/kernel-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.i686.rpm
30cd263a60bc43a502ce768c2354dc07 i386/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.i686.rpm
0d19dc4ba95ca24403c8cf8aab1333d4 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.737_FC3.i686.rpm
f48db7fff38c51f651364fc58443c30d i386/kernel-doc-2.6.10-1.737_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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