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Kernel update - FC2

This update additionally fixes a random memory corruption issue present in the previous update, and in addition updates to the latest -ac collection of patches.

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2005-026
  • Date: January 13, 2005


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-026
2005-01-13
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Product : Fedora Core 2
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.10
Release : 1.9_FC2
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.

CAN-2005-0001
Paul Starzetz from isec.pl found an exploitable hole in the x86
SMP page fault handler which could lead to privilege escalation.
http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0022-pagefault.txt

This update additionally fixes a random memory corruption issue
present in the previous update, and in addition updates to the
latest -ac collection of patches. A full changelog
of the update vs the previous -ac8 based release is available
at http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/1/13/219


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* Thu Jan 13 2005 Dave Jones
- Update to 2.6.10-ac9
- Fix slab corruption in ACPI video code.

* Mon Jan 10 2005 Dave Jones
- Add another Lexar card reader to the whitelist. (#143600)
- Package asm-m68k for asm-ppc includes. (don't ask). (#144604)

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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/2/

ef61c4cc907d2f28d9073aafa62ace4c SRPMS/kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.src.rpm
1a822614ed6fb852582f869e2c48d44c x86_64/kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.x86_64.rpm
d5f79b14b44ec831d1bd1cf95fea1a69 x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.x86_64.rpm
4e0ddb71d53e2fab550a9dd90297f75c x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.x86_64.rpm
8364bc9e28f0aced714d31eb203ca011 x86_64/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.noarch.rpm
370d410c882562d8715fb3c9d82471af x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.noarch.rpm
a531f9718e0061a9e43cb2e9d9f32e90 i386/kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i586.rpm
d2e9bd5a230e6e40db06b7c879fe383d i386/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i586.rpm
0be4bef6761c8a386bc14014286b7781 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i586.rpm
06d956b7ba4e55a9716449d0365cafe5 i386/kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i686.rpm
b952b3fe7324efa87a104b995a763b0b i386/kernel-smp-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i686.rpm
ed19c4f153f2c941e73bec51023dd59d i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.i686.rpm
8364bc9e28f0aced714d31eb203ca011 i386/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.noarch.rpm
370d410c882562d8715fb3c9d82471af i386/kernel-doc-2.6.10-1.9_FC2.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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