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[SECURITY] Fedora Core 5 Update: kernel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-572
2006-05-21
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Product     : Fedora Core 5
Name        : kernel
Version     : 2.6.16                      
Release     : 1.2122_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 the latest upstream -stable release
(2.6.16.17), where a number of security problems have been
fixed, notably:

SCTP: Validate the parameter length in HB-ACK chunk
(CVE-2006-1857)
SCTP: Respect the real chunk length when walking parameters
(CVE-2006-1858)
fs/locks.c: Fix lease_init (CVE-2006-1860)
SCTP: Fix state table entries for chunks received in CLOSED
state. (CVE-2006-2271)
SCTP: Fix panic's when receiving fragmented SCTP control
chunks. (CVE-2006-2272)
SCTP: Prevent possible infinite recursion with multiple
bundled DATA. (CVE-2006-2274)
SCTP: Allow spillover of receive buffer to avoid deadlock.
(CVE-2006-2275)


Complete changelogs for the -stable releases can be found at

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.17
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.16
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.15

Fedora specific changes are detailed below.

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* Sun May 21 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.16-1.2122_FC5]
- Remove noisy 'syscall not implemented' message from x86-64.
* Sun May 21 2006 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com> [2.6.16-1.2120_FC5]
- Avoid thermal shutdown on some G5 machines.
- Make i386 two-minute delay on oops optional (oopsdelay= option)
* Sat May 20 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> [2.6.16-1.2119_FC5]
- 2.6.16.17
* Thu May 11 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com> [2.6.16-1.2118_FC5]
- merge with 3.0.2 xen (cset 9668)
- add xen hypervisor to match it
* Wed May 10 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.16
* Tue May  9 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.16.15
- Fix exec-shield default, which should fix a few programs that
  stopped running.
* Sat May  6 2006 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Enable ATM in 586 kernels (#190202)

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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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4db29f3d875a956649529d9dfd151b7e3fcf137d  ppc/kernel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.ppc.rpm
e8e29ec54399633ee9f8ef83278d8b0c37f779e7  ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.ppc.rpm
b5f5e7ac316534b61326d20054d142a7569afc11  ppc/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.ppc.rpm
11774775f9d9650040cc37b9eb58b7de93439287  ppc/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.ppc.rpm
2750a6d26da25f533e7545d8b593c549daaf84ab  ppc/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.ppc.rpm
546c8fe60124ccfc7f5f71775dcba13682211c87  ppc/kernel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.ppc64.rpm
d5ecdb629169b2470460a378f5bab1c11fd17977  ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.ppc64.rpm
07694531537d930abffcf0fb26bd66dab55e5a1f  ppc/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.noarch.rpm
e126023e951c5b53919fc1667bbde36a43f59302  x86_64/kernel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.x86_64.rpm
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a18a612802d92ced6b9d303066b5fa749f018e6b  x86_64/kernel-xen0-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.x86_64.rpm
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07694531537d930abffcf0fb26bd66dab55e5a1f  x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.noarch.rpm
6840bd27a134876e41995f3ebce9da69267b3fc4  i386/kernel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i586.rpm
71d734ee4305e302da6bcd8801dbd635806d13ff  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i586.rpm
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c72ff59bea1f0c3f693919e2db9668e37cae8012  i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i586.rpm
dcbea3abebf270051d36db309e0d61a97dbdb193  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i586.rpm
bb78a56acc9db08b6363955c49ff546f81b444e9  i386/kernel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
a2208f9d95c3ae0bf2ef85b41978ec4638c53232  i386/kernel-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
0450f47a92c1ab6c9ea87d5aaff9a36b43d42cf6  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
4b4a282e5dc72ef9787449bd559edc82bddb7044  i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
c7375e2ea5de689fd93303f997a4823e7d1aaa08  i386/kernel-xen0-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
8051dd5e5880065878ad990130384080908503f5  i386/kernel-xen0-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
e5b4a0a60cfc8ab1116b47060e9f285d5c0ed928  i386/kernel-xenU-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
949bc92598b6df4d5663533c077e52b4f7dc7a9f  i386/kernel-xenU-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
00f5f257b7cf32a5e9916e46daaef410de562178  i386/kernel-kdump-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
dd55afffcd8e6ad93770d9439a6beb4af451c1be  i386/kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
6b152c758ce31130ba5689bb6d47b5bd361d6f7b  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5.i686.rpm
07694531537d930abffcf0fb26bd66dab55e5a1f  i386/kernel-doc-2.6.16-1.2122_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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