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[SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-500
2006-05-03
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Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : kernel
Version     : 2.6.16                      
Release     : 1.2107_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.

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Update Information:

An update to the latest upstream -stable snapshot (2.6.16.13)

Among quite a few bug-fixes, are two security related fixes:

 Don't allow a backslash in a path component  (CVE-2006-1863)
 NETFILTER: SCTP conntrack: fix infinite loop (CVE-2006-1527)

Detailed changelogs of the last few point releases can be
found at:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.10
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.11
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.12
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.13

Fedora specific changelog detailed below.

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* Tue May  2 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.16-1.2107_FC4]
- 2.6.16.13
* Mon May  1 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.12
* Tue Apr 25 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix up SCSI errors with mymusix usb mp3 player (#186187)
* Mon Apr 24 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.11
* Wed Apr 19 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Enable PCI MSI support.

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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

243399f89c6772c1cd9d5299a33446785d6fac25  SRPMS/kernel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.src.rpm
25afbc8c6329bd78acae8d9ea3a5c47d58a66341  ppc/kernel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.ppc.rpm
19a948bc1081ae2233cb1bafe89873183f36c9b9  ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.ppc.rpm
cca6cb7c692cb12b93d9b998539ddd5a84166839  ppc/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.ppc.rpm
54677cfb2f0f5c98f5d03d5a1093f85291e137e0  ppc/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.ppc.rpm
bc36919b51d7dad77a7a468aa41a51b4733bd5b6  ppc/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.ppc.rpm
21fa63f5ad928851ec16befb34fe190dc171ed25  ppc/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.noarch.rpm
f514b543f7128bc535348db7eeefd47651c1d266  x86_64/kernel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.x86_64.rpm
54388bdc5cf19dcb24454d34b0c33f8de7d0cd34  x86_64/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.x86_64.rpm
3cf98b25c798059ba798aa48597657fec3fb0945  x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.x86_64.rpm
a1b7410cbb4632441ede390aef02ed385916d3f2  x86_64/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.x86_64.rpm
a196d77602756ff8439f2b5840d453581de146ec  x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.x86_64.rpm
21fa63f5ad928851ec16befb34fe190dc171ed25  x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.noarch.rpm
6e18dad108e0d624c1f5b715d6f693147e384331  i386/kernel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.i586.rpm
89f29f2d16cdf7a65ea81ec0412e09d06e0ff523  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.i586.rpm
ee27a39ae76d7b2de0a5dd18a11ba46b1e46ece6  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.i586.rpm
d2d5c99a69c38528ab26beb062e032693ae8d831  i386/kernel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.i686.rpm
39a72f9a9a1db69a4b0ed83fb7a97fd4dac9270f  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.i686.rpm
9b1220f64666f0ecb611123ee111f9653a961249  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.i686.rpm
06b9469119c304ed657eef4af6461cd490251826  i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.i686.rpm
d14240fc7d7f63407fbee796bafd719cf9db8afa  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.i686.rpm
21fa63f5ad928851ec16befb34fe190dc171ed25  i386/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2107_FC4.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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