[UCI-Linux] [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4

Mike Iglesias iglesias at draco.acs.uci.edu
Wed Dec 14 10:51:20 PST 2005

From: "Dave Jones" <davej at redhat.com>
To: fedora-announce-list at redhat.com
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 23:50:40 -0500
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : kernel
Version     : 2.6.14                      
Release     : 1.1653_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.

Update Information:

This update fixes several minor security related issues.

A problem was discovered where users could reprogram keys,
leaving 'traps' for the next user of a console. The ability
has been restricted to root.

A 32 bit integer overflow was discovered in the
invalidate_inode_pages2() function which could lead to a
local denial of service attack.

* Tue Dec 13 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1653_FC4]
- Use MMIO instead of PIO for 8139too driver.

* Tue Dec 13 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1652_FC4]
- Include a bunch of patches likely to appear in
- Hopefully fix ACPI performance issue with HT CPUs.

* Sun Dec 11 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1651_FC4]
- More Promise PATA fixes.

* Sat Dec 10 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1650_FC4]
- Update ACPI to 2.6.15 era.

* Sat Dec 10 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1649_FC4]
- Fix some possible problems with unnecessary OOM kills.
- Fix compile error in parport_pc when debugging on. (#175340)
- Disable voluntary preemption temporarily to diagnose some
  strange bugs.

* Fri Dec  9 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
- Drop change timesource default patch, it causes strange
  interactions on some systems. (#171554)
- Make PATA ports on Promise SATA work again. (#172913)

* Tue Dec  6 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1648_FC4]
- Disable ACPI blacklist.
  The interpretor is a lot better these days. Sadly, BIOS authors aren't.
- Re-enable i2o ioctls. (#174748)

* Fri Dec  2 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
- SELinux MLS compatability.

* Wed Nov 30 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
- Reboot through the BIOS on newer HP laptops
- Workaround for ATI 'clock goes too fast' bug.

* Tue Nov 29 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1647_FC4]
- Fix feature consolidation in bonding & bridging code.

* Tue Nov 29 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1646_FC4]
- Fix SATA locking.

* Mon Nov 28 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.14-1.1645_FC4]
- Unbreak the cciss cli tools. (#170351)

This update can be downloaded from:

9a69f839642e2b98d21f5b24d1863a29  SRPMS/kernel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.src.rpm
8a37d17b0a6afdc90f2d0461db3d8689  ppc/kernel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.ppc.rpm
519c0dd926b52f3ac32a751f9185e4ca  ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.ppc.rpm
29ad65bb074c1a8bef80792097ad275f  ppc/kernel-smp-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.ppc.rpm
ff407935584726a7407cde4adc35425f  ppc/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.ppc.rpm
3b08817bf2538be0f8ffcd0c8af32213  ppc/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.ppc.rpm
a6ca3e28ac004632d2965a4dbbd49f62  ppc/kernel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.ppc64.rpm
10510de835349ddfc0bc8cb8f244e32e  ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.ppc64.rpm
450fffa42b2206a57ea09f75abb4081b  x86_64/kernel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.x86_64.rpm
a3c6cd931daa7ba84d3ca56b1c48481f  x86_64/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.x86_64.rpm
0a2685588ec1e84cbaf2ffbaa5d36238  x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.x86_64.rpm
cfe121c6622169b62bc71306fb950898  x86_64/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.x86_64.rpm
e0c082c07d8052f3d7a352b21d0ea53f  x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.x86_64.rpm
53041de394eb3d57e6649daa44569489  x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.noarch.rpm
17c9ed241f1da2d1d7b0587e549eb52d  i386/kernel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.i586.rpm
ef05501ea2137c0362972e53d70154a4  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.i586.rpm
585ceba843679408db815db7bb7b75d0  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.i586.rpm
cd474c22cda65e4cb52d2e5be4f3848a  i386/kernel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.i686.rpm
b86b29b16bd6ea1cddb6d47532652af3  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.i686.rpm
a8237fc28a92a8ba4df3e6604f0f964a  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.i686.rpm
3b04054baf66e458b6d1cb46df31e803  i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.i686.rpm
bdf70e5ba9049b959d028e1d4eeca259  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4.i686.rpm
53041de394eb3d57e6649daa44569489  i386/kernel-doc-2.6.14-1.1653_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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