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kernel 4.6.4 updates

Update to latest upstream stable release, Linux v4.6.4 For those with Skylake CPUs, please note that there may be instability with a recent microcode update. Read https://www.happyassassin.net/2016/07/07/psa-failure-to-b... update-on-skylake-systems/ and look for a system firmware update before installing the kernel.

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-9a16b2e14e
  • Date: July 20, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-9a16b2e14e
2016-07-19 22:28:39.715075
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Name : kernel
Product : Fedora 24
Version : 4.6.4
Release : 301.fc24
URL : http://www.kernel.org/
Summary : The Linux kernel
Description :
The kernel meta package

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Update Information:

Update to latest upstream stable release, Linux v4.6.4 For those with Skylake
CPUs, please note that there may be instability with a recent microcode update.
Read https://www.happyassassin.net/2016/07/07/psa-failure-to-b...
update-on-skylake-systems/ and look for a system firmware update before
installing the kernel.
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1354708 - CVE-2016-5696 kernel: challenge ACK counter information disclosure.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1354708
[ 2 ] Bug #1353490 - CVE-2016-6156 kernel: Race condition vulnerability in Chrome driver
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1353490
[ 3 ] Bug #1350845 - CVE-2016-1237 kernel: Missing check for permissions when setting ACL
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1350845
[ 4 ] Bug #1350509 - CVE-2016-5829 kernel: Heap buffer overflow in hiddev driver
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1350509
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update kernel' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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