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[SECURITY] Fedora Core 5 Update: kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-421
2006-04-19
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Product     : Fedora Core 5
Name        : kernel
Version     : 2.6.16                      
Release     : 1.2096_FC5                  
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 includes a number of security issues that have been
fixed upstream over the last week or so.

i386/x86-64: Fix x87 information leak between processes
(CVE-2006-1056)
ip_route_input panic fix (CVE-2006-1525)
fix MADV_REMOVE vulnerability (CVE-2006-1524)
shmat: stop mprotect from giving write permission to a
readonly attachment (CVE-2006-1524)
Fix MPBL0010 driver insecure sysfs permissions
x86_64: When user could have changed RIP always force IRET
(CVE-2006-0744)
Fix RCU signal handling
Keys: Fix oops when adding key to non-keyring (CVE-2006-1522)
sysfs: zero terminate sysfs write buffers (CVE-2006-1055)

It also includes various other fixes from the -stable tree.
Full changelogs are available from:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.9
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.8
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.7
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.6
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.5
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.4
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.3
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.2

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* Wed Apr 19 2006 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com>
- 2.6.16.9
* Wed Apr 19 2006 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com>
- 2.6.16.8
* Tue Apr 18 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.7
- Add missing %preuninstall for -kdump kernels. (#189100)
* Mon Apr 17 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.6
- Disable the SMP alternatives patch for now.
- Revive Xen.
* Mon Apr 17 2006 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com>
- Add include/{mtd,rdma,keys} directories to kernel-devel package
* Sun Apr 16 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.5
* Fri Apr  7 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.2
* Tue Apr  4 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Reenable non-standard serial ports. (#187466)
- Reenable snd-es18xx for x86-32 (#187733)
* Sun Apr  2 2006 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com>
- Alternative (and optional) disable for R300 DRI.
* Fri Mar 31 2006 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com>
- Send standard WEXT events on softmac assoc/disassociation.
* Mon Mar 27 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Enable SMP alternatives for x86/x86-64
- Temporarily disable Xen.
- Re-add kernel-smp-586

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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/5/

1b154600afd2a807861f4c345c9a0ba91fbf5989  SRPMS/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.src.rpm
1906067ca5433c7761c6a76a39c11e32a5b46b20  ppc/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.ppc.rpm
3c8d8545d0495e65e9c00b516dddebf06ef2a0b5  ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.ppc.rpm
64ae6db0caf5775a3e11436df8e5b5c4e7815777  ppc/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.ppc.rpm
4de1464a2f01291ce5e2b484290f7b10b6efecf6  ppc/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.ppc.rpm
9f2d4c3a4621fe100a877eb042c9fe20d278fbc4  ppc/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.ppc.rpm
4db11e08971a9811a8c44a620525fb5adefc35a7  ppc/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.noarch.rpm
8c965c4c24d66cfc44fccb9a6ee01228765bde46  x86_64/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
02e10a26f452e0e23d1a40675366d9ad913498af  x86_64/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
f355aa8afad6ac16d8d6e8c3327f4000ee1b64c8  x86_64/kernel-xen0-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
cbb322ec528eb7ec6993cdf30479fffb98ecd85e  x86_64/kernel-xen0-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
b053231f89ecbf26478b60c605631d87bed41f25  x86_64/kernel-xenU-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
c6a74c4bca9685f0891d27a0577cb668bb5a4432  x86_64/kernel-xenU-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
17b8772c65f05dd5fb41266a83fed31cc25549ee  x86_64/kernel-kdump-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
99083e54cd03824b7be0b6b978547166ab9abd4b  x86_64/kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
07f7e8f40fbf27e5266f74cff7628ebca0fbe493  x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.x86_64.rpm
4db11e08971a9811a8c44a620525fb5adefc35a7  x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.noarch.rpm
d8f1175d9a9810352ba9cca993d1a82dec945631  i386/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i586.rpm
9f01c5a2b65cf99d041195a82158d052bd751a96  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i586.rpm
43f54d92da6e2335f4e8f8b3aa989eccd8d37fb6  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i586.rpm
715cdc3a54439423bcad241e538c35b68de2a024  i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i586.rpm
8ba1e12fd323b2d260db430b20824ce0d3f98eae  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i586.rpm
c882dc2ed404175bd302d157385475ddc5bd5c6d  i386/kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
9a587bdf25a17749d05681fdf4de98c744868224  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
1b088bc589b96cf64eb76315d0594682484e49ad  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
a3eea3d7e27ac25626943f53b71efbc116c54a31  i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
971ff3b72428b8271ee7209e729e0c9aab6732a3  i386/kernel-xen0-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
020b2cf22b5f07da7814e87ef486704e2ca5b79a  i386/kernel-xen0-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
40addfb96fbcbf0057143c0924540e3c2202893c  i386/kernel-xenU-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
8d1aecc8b068b3af03588bda31571ef7e01e7ec6  i386/kernel-xenU-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
254fd25a9bff3ff70672e522977b65fe320055af  i386/kernel-kdump-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
3c079c0bfaa0c986976805de62d808f19b6d5de9  i386/kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
fa18115b142013c488d317c0e72f66ece2de8ee8  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.i686.rpm
4db11e08971a9811a8c44a620525fb5adefc35a7  i386/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.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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