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[SECURITY] Fedora Core 5 Update: kernel-2.6.18-1.2257.fc5



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-1470
2006-12-18
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Product     : Fedora Core 5
Name        : kernel
Version     : 2.6.18
Release     : 1.2257.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 rebases to 2.6.18.6rc2, which fixes the
following security bugs:

bridge: fix possible overflow in get_fdb_entries (CVE-2006-5751)

Bluetooth: Add packet size checks for CAPI messages
(CVE-2006-6106)

In addition, a number of non-security related bugs have been
fixed. Complete changelogs are available at

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.18.4
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.18.5
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.18.6

Additional Fedora specific changes detailed below.
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* Fri Dec 15 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.18.6rc2
* Wed Dec 13 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- squashfs robustness fixes from Phillip Lougher.
- lower max CPU count for x86-64 to 64 CPUs.
* Thu Dec  7 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- update xen to 2.6.18.5.
- Fix bug 211986 on xen eventchn (Glaubert).
* Tue Dec  5 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.18.5
- Disable auto-apic patch, it needs more thought.
- Enable sonypi driver for 586 kernels. (#218434)
* Tue Nov 21 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- Update xen to 2.6.18.3.
  * linux-2.6.18-xen changeset:   36186:053cdad40903
  * xen-3.0.3-testing changeset:   11774:52ae8dd4bc75
  * linux-2.6-xen-3.0.3 changeset:   22949:4281f5246814
* Mon Nov 20 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.18.3
- Fix CIFS mount failure when domain not specified (#211753)
- Avoid null pointer dereference in SATA Promise. (#199142)
* Fri Nov 17 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix up fallout from disabling utrace.
* Fri Nov 17 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- merge xen missing bits from FC6 kernel.
* Thu Nov 16 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix up error handling in HFS. (MOKB-14-11-2006)
* Thu Nov 16 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- Update xen HV to 3.0.3_0 (cset 11774).
- Update xen kernel patch to 3.0.3_0:
  * linux-2.6.18-xen changeset:   36182:c6ef4b521aef
  * xen-3.0.3-testing changeset:   11774:52ae8dd4bc75
  * linux-2.6-xen-3.0.3 changeset:   22949:4281f5246814
* Thu Nov 16 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix squashfs corruption bug. (#211237)
- Drop experimental utrace from FC5.
* Fri Nov 10 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- disable XEN_FRAMEBUFFER & XEN_KEYBOARD.
* Fri Nov 10 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Xen grant table operations security fix.
- Disable W1 (#195825)
* Thu Nov  9 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Change HZ to 1000 for increased accuracy.
  (Except in Xen, where it stays at 250 for now).
- TTY locking fixes.
- splice : Must fully check for FIFO
- Fix potential NULL dereference in sys_move_pages
- ISO9660 __find_get_block_slow() denial of service CVE-2006-5757
- Fix up oops in cramfs when encountering corrupt images.
- E1000 suspend/resume fixes.
- Set CIFS preferred IO size. (#214607)
* Mon Nov  6 2006 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com>
- New utrace patch: fix locking snafu crash on second engine attach.
* Sun Nov  5 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Suspend/Resume fixes for forcedeth. (#187653)
* Sat Nov  4 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.18.2
* Thu Nov  2 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Nuke broken lazy execshield xen patch.
- Use heuristics to determine whether to enable lapic on i386.
* Wed Nov  1 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.18.2-rc1
* Tue Oct 31 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix UFS mounts on x86-64 (#209921)
- Fix problem where USB storage isn't seen on reboot. (#212191)
* Sun Oct 29 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- More ext3 robustness fixes.
- Include more verbose BUG() data
- x86_64: Fix up C3 timer latency.
* Sat Oct 21 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Reenable NCPFS (#211325, #203663)
- Netpoll fixes. (#199295)
* Fri Oct 20 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix autofs creating bad dentries in NFS mount. (#211206, #211207)
- Fix softlockup with ips driver. (#196437)
- Further exec-shield improvements.
- Fix lockup with sky2 driver. (#202203)
* Thu Oct 19 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Export copy_4K_page for ppc64 (#211410)
- Attempt to fix CIFS bug (#211070)
* Wed Oct 18 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix up aic7xxx SBLKCTL register handling (#211251)
- Disable SECMARK by default. (#211115)
- Disable some extra debugging stuff that crept in.
- Remove broken VIA quirk that prevented booting on some EPIAs (#211298)
* Tue Oct 17 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Silence noisy boot-time messages. (#180606)
- Workaround gcc bug with weak symbols (#191458)
- Don't let speedstep-smi register on mobile Pentium4 (#204477)
* Sat Oct 14 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix jbd crash with 1KB block size filesystems.
* Sat Oct 14 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.18-1.2200.fc5]
- 2.6.18.1
* Tue Oct 10 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- DWARF2 unwinder fixes.
- Various lockdep fixes.
- Sync various other patches from the FC6 kernel.
* Sun Oct  1 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Drop the STICKY tag from acpi-cpufreq, it breaks suspend/resume.
* Fri Sep 29 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Execshield improvements. (Bart Oldeman)
- Disable PM_DEBUG
* Thu Sep 28 2006 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com>
- utrace typo fix for x86-64 watchpoints (#207467)
* Thu Sep 28 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix ISAPNP messages on ppc32. (#207641)
* Thu Sep 28 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Another day, another round of lockdep fixes.
- Align kernel data segment to page boundary. (#206863)
* Thu Sep 28 2006 Steven Whitehouse <swhiteho redhat com>
- New GFS2 patch
* Thu Sep 28 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix "kernel BUG at fs/buffer.c:2789!" bug
* Wed Sep 27 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- yet more lockdep fixes.
- Fix a problem with XFS & the inode diet patches.
- Fix rpc_pipefs umount oops
- Enable alternative TCP congestion algorithms.
* Tue Sep 26 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Enable serverworks IDE driver for x86-64.
- More lockdep fixes.
* Mon Sep 25 2006 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com>
- Make kernel packages own initrd files
* Mon Sep 25 2006 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Add periodic work fix for bcm43xx driver
* Sat Sep 23 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Disable dgrs driver.
* Thu Sep 21 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- reiserfs: make sure all dentry refs are released before
  calling kill_block_super
- Fix up some compile warnings
* Thu Sep 21 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- re-enable xen.
- update xen:
  * linux-2.6 changeset:   34294:dc1d277d06e0
  * linux-2.6-xen-fedora changeset:   36184:47c098fdce14
  * xen-unstable changeset:   11540:9837ff37e354
- update xen HV to changeset:   11540:9837ff37e354
- xen HV printf rate limit (rostedt).
* Wed Sep 20 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.18
- i965 AGP suspend support.
- AGP x8 fixes.
* Tue Sep 19 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- updated xen configs to sync with rawhide ones (don't be afraid, xen0/xenU
  still around).
- xen update.
 * linux-2.6 changeset: 34228:ea3369ba1e2c
 * linux-2.6-xen-fedora changeset: 36109:eefcfd07d102
 * linux-2.6-xen changeset: 22905:d8ae02f7df05
 * xen-unstable changeset: 11460:1ece34466781ec55f41fd29d53f6dafd208ba2fa
* Mon Sep 18 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Bring back 586smp
- Fix RTC lockdep bug. (Peter Zijlstra)
* Mon Sep 18 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- xen HV update (cset 11470:2b8dc69744e3).
* Sun Sep 17 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- xen update:
  * linux-2.6 changeset: 34228:ea3369ba1e2c
  * linux-2.6-xen-fedora changeset: 36107:47256dbb1583
  * linux-2.6-xen changeset: 22905:d8ae02f7df05
  * xen-unstable changeset: 11460:1ece34466781ec55f41fd29d53f6dafd208ba2fa
* Sun Sep 17 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Rebase to 2.6.18rc7-git2
* Mon Sep 11 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.17-1.2187_FC5]
- Add quirk for Samsung mp3 player. (#198128)
* Sun Sep 10 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix up mismerge in USB storage driver.
* Sat Sep  9 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.17.13
* Fri Sep  8 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.17.12
* Thu Aug 24 2006 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com>
- update to 2.6.17.11
* Tue Aug 22 2006 Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com>
- update to 2.6.17.10«
* Tue Aug 15 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- linux-2.6-xen update
  * linux-2.6.17-xen cset changeset: 29033:e6adb54afb96
  * linux-2.6-xen cset 22813:80c2ccf5c330
- s/xen_version/xen_hv_cset/ as Fedora.
- update xen hv to cset 11061.
* Mon Aug  7 2006 Mike Christie <mchristi redhat com>
- Drop iscsi update patch.
* Mon Aug  7 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.17.8
* Fri Aug  4 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix split lock patch for 64bit.
* Fri Aug  4 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.17-1.2171_FC5]
- 2.6.17.8rc1
* Wed Aug  2 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Readd patch to allow 460800 baud on 16C950 UARTs
* Sat Jul 29 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Silence noisy SCSI ioctl. (#200638)
* Fri Jul 28 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.17.7
* Thu Jul 27 2006 Rik van Riel <riel redhat com>
- reduce hypervisor stack use with -O2, this really fixes bug (#198932)
* Tue Jul 25 2006 Rik van Riel <riel redhat com>
- disable debug=y hypervisor build option because of stack overflow (#198932)
* Tue Jul 25 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Enable serio_raw (#199387)
* Sun Jul 16 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Support up to 4GB in the 586 kernel again.
* Sun Jul 16 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.17.6
* Fri Jul 14 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Reenable SMC NIC driver.
* Tue Jul 11 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.17.4
- Disable split pagetable lock
* Sat Jul  8 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- enable CONFIG_CRASH on xen kernels.
- enable CONFIG_PCIDEV_BACKEND on xen kernels.
- make BLKDEV_FRONTEND a module on xen kernels.
- rebase with linux-2.6-xen-fedora 28918.
- Update to xen-unstable HV cset 10508.
- xen: credit scheduler is the default now.
* Wed Jul  5 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Get rid of stack backtrace on panic, which in most
  cases actually caused a loss of info instead of a gain.
* Tue Jul  4 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- new merge with xen upstream.
- xen kernel don't require xen userland.
- new xen kernel (same as rawhide one) with PAE support.
- removed xen0-PAE & xenU-PAE (see xen kernel).
* Fri Jun 30 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.17.3
- 2.6.17.2
- Fix the ALSA list_add bug.
* Mon Jun 26 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Enable fake PCI hotplug driver. (#190437)
- Enable gameport/joystick on i586 builds. (#196581)
* Sat Jun 24 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Enable profiling for 586 kernels.
* Fri Jun 23 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Make 'quiet' work again.
* Tue Jun 20 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.17-1.2139_FC5]
- Rebuild with slab debug off.
* Tue Jun 20 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.17-1.2138_FC5]
- 2.6.17.1
* Sun Jun 18 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.17
- Only print info about SMP alternatives on SMP kernels.
* Tue Jun  6 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.16-1.2133_FC5]
- Add a PPC64 kdump kernel.
* Mon Jun  5 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.16-1.2132_FC5]
- 2.6.16.20
* Thu Jun  1 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Reenable Xen builds.
* Tue May 30 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.19
* Sun May 28 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix unresolved symbol. (#193333)
* Sat May 27 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Improve list corruption debugging patch.
* Fri May 26 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Remove xenU initrd's when kernel is removed.
* Fri May 26 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- Remove ARCH=xen reminiscences on spec file

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

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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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