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[SECURITY] Fedora 7 Update: kernel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-2298
2007-09-25 08:29:28
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 2.6.22.7
Release     : 85.fc7
URL         : []
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:

Update to official Linux 2.6.22.6 (from 2.6.22.6-rc1):
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22.6

Update to Linux 2.6.22.7:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22.7

- libata: add option to disable DMA on PATA devices
(libata.pata_dma, see kernel-parameters.txt for details)
- libata: fix DMA on ATAPI devices with it821x (#242229)
- libata: fix cable detection on pata_via
- fix vmware's broken SCSI device emulation (#241935)
- fix init of huawei 220 modem (#253096)
- LVM: fix hang and lockups during snapshot (#269541)
- net: fix oops with zero-length packet
- USB: three trivial fixes
- futex: fix compat list traversal
- CFS scheduler update
- utrace update (#248532, #267161, #284311)
- wireless driver update

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ChangeLog:

* Fri Sep 21 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- Linux 2.6.22.7
* Fri Sep 21 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- Build dcdbas and dell_rbu modules on i586 (#216304)
* Thu Sep 20 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Enable tcrypt module for crypto testing.
* Tue Sep 18 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update bits from wireless-2.6 and wireless-dev
* Wed Sep 12 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- Linux 2.6.22.6 (official)
- libata: add option to disable DMA on PATA devices
- libata: fix DMA on ATAPI devices with it821x (#242229)
- libata: fix cable detection on pata_via
- fix vmware's broken SCSI device emulation (#241935)
- fix init of huawei 220 modem (#253096)
- LVM: fix hang and lockups during snapshot (#269541)
- net: fix oops with zero-length packet (#253290)
- USB: three trivial fixes
- futex: fix compat list traversal
* Wed Sep 12 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- update CFS scheduler
* Tue Sep 11 2007 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com>
- utrace update (#248532, #267161, #284311)
* Thu Aug 30 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update bits from wireless-2.6 and wireless-dev
* Thu Aug 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- Linux 2.6.22.6-rc1
* Wed Aug 29 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- enable the i82365 ISA PCMCIA driver
- CFS scheduler bugfix
* Wed Aug 29 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix time distortion in pm_trace (bz 250238)
* Wed Aug 29 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- remove IRDA quirk for SMC controllers (#260481)
* Wed Aug 29 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- CFS scheduler v20.5
- disable 64-bit DMA for atl1 network adapter
* Fri Aug 24 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update wireless-dev bits (mac80211, rt2x00, b43, ssb)
- Add patch to keep old firmware format for b43
- Add at76_usb driver
* Fri Aug 24 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- CFS scheduler v20.3
* Fri Aug 24 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- V4L/DVB: fix airstar hd5000 tuner
* Fri Aug 24 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- fix 3ware 9000 controller DMA fallback (#251729)
* Thu Aug 23 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- Linux 2.6.22.5
- CFS scheduler v20.2
- fix Pegasos PS/2 port detection
* Wed Aug 22 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- 2.6.22.5-rc1
- un-revert genirq changes
- add new genirq fixes from upstream
- ALSA: fix ad1988 spdif output
- ALSA: mutiple stac92xx codec fixes
- libata: fix pata_via driver on ppc pegasos platform
* Tue Aug 21 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- sky2: don't clear PHY power bits
* Tue Aug 21 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- Hibernation: do not try to mark invalid PFNs as nosave
* Tue Aug 21 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- 2.6.22.4
* Thu Aug 16 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix symvers warning on install of debug kernel.
* Thu Aug 16 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- sensors:   fix wrong values with some chips
- r8169:     fix polling
- forcedeth: fix wrong OUI for PHY
- SCSI:      fix async scanning
- sky2:      4 patches from maintainer
* Thu Aug 16 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- enable ACPI_DEBUG in -debug builds
- fix e820 memory hole sizing on x86_64
- export GFS2 symbols for lock modules
* Wed Aug 15 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- Linux 2.6.22.3
* Wed Aug 15 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- ACPI: fix broken conversion of older FADTs
- ACPI: fix possible corruption of GPE list
* Tue Aug 14 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- revert "don't BUG on too-large memory allocation"
- limit memory allocated by input force feedback drivers
* Tue Aug 14 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update wireless-dev bits (mac80211 & ssb updates, bcm43xx -> b43 rename)
* Tue Aug 14 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- update CFS scheduler with upstream patches
* Tue Aug 14 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- set CONFIG_NET_RADIO (#251094)
* Fri Aug 10 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- 2.6.22.2
- serial: revert changes to port detection
* Fri Aug 10 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- don't use incremental patches for -stable updates
- update CFS scheduler patch
- update utrace patches
* Wed Aug  8 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update wireless bits (upstream fixes, iwlwifi and bcm43xx updates)
* Wed Aug  8 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- add xt_statistic.h to header list for iptables
- detect broken lapic timer on some dual-core AMD systems
- don't BUG on too-large memory allocation
* Tue Aug  7 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- mac80211: probe for hidden SSIDs during when scanning for association
* Mon Aug  6 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update git-wireless-dev.patch (bcm43xx & zd1211rw updates)
- mac80211: Filter locally-originated multicast frames echoed by AP (2nd try)
* Fri Aug  3 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Disable busted mac80211 local multicast filter patch
* Thu Aug  2 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update git-wireless-dev.patch (iwlwifi, rt2x00, & zd1211rw updates)
- mac80211: Filter locally-originated multicast frames echoed by AP
* Wed Aug  1 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- fix crash in xfrm4
* Tue Jul 31 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org>
- fix softmac deadlock.
* Fri Jul 27 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update git-wireless-dev.patch (iwlwifi & bcm43xx updates)
- Remove hunk of linux-2.6-wireless that was reverted upstream
* Fri Jul 27 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- revert upstream "genirq: do not mask interrupts by default"
* Fri Jul 27 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- fix DMI strings in HP notebook quirk for ALI controller
* Fri Jul 27 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- sync the CFS scheduler timekeeping changes with upstream
* Fri Jul 27 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org>
- Update PlayStation 3 support (#249217)
* Wed Jul 25 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- update wireless bits
* Wed Jul 25 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- kernel requires newer version of cpuspeed
- pata_hpt37x: Fix 2.6.22 clock PLL regression (#249254)
- atl1: possibly fix DMA bugs (#249511)
* Wed Jul 25 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org>
- Restore bcm43xx functionality
- Restore PowerMac suspend-to-ram via /sys/power/state
  (since userspace forgot how to use the PMU ioctls)
- Restore ofpath functionality (IDE_PROC_FS=y)
* Mon Jul 23 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- set CONFIG_DEBUG_SHIRQ only in -debug kernels
* Mon Jul 23 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- set CONFIG_USB_DEVICE_CLASS (should fix #249211)
* Mon Jul 23 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com>
- Re-enable aes-i586 and twofish-i586 for i686 kernels (#249158)
* Fri Jul 20 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- SDHCI: clear the error interrupt bit
- ftdi_sio: fix oops
* Fri Jul 20 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- update wireless bits
* Fri Jul 20 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- utrace update
- CFS scheduler update
* Tue Jul 17 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- update wireless bits
* Tue Jul 17 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- gfs2: update to the latest
- sched: fix show_task()/show_tasks() output
- sched: fix newly idle load balance in case of SMT
- sched: fix the all pinned logic in load_balance_newidle()
- fix leaks of struct seq_operations
- fix leaks of ref to user struct
- pata_atiixp: add SB700 PCI ID
- ata_piix: fix pio/mwdma programming
- sdhci: add ene controller id
- sdhci: Fix "Unexpected interrupt" handling
* Mon Jul 16 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- bluetooth: hangup tty before releasing rfcomm
- driver core: get driver properly during release
- net scheduler: fix deadlock
- input: rfkill driver screws up the CPU flags
- acpi-cpufreq: make register write work properly again
* Mon Jul 16 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- add proper caching of last_ctl to the 'unbreak SMART' fix
* Mon Jul 16 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Unbreak SMART on libata.
* Mon Jul 16 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Disable warnings that trigger due to disabled USB suspend.
* Fri Jul 13 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- add more ATI SB700 ids to the ahci driver
* Thu Jul 12 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Some systems have a HPET which is not incrementing, which leads
  to a complete hang.  Detect it during HPET setup.
* Thu Jul 12 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Replace the pcspkr private PIT lock by the global PIT lock to
  serialize the PIT access all over the place.
* Thu Jul 12 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Add back the rediffed PS3 patches.
* Thu Jul 12 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- ata: update noncq list
- idr: multiple bugfixes
- tcp: sack fix leak msgs
- vbe: always save ddc data
* Thu Jul 12 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com>
- Fix up some uname -r issues in certain kernel version
  cases (due to new versioning scheme)
* Wed Jul 11 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- jbd: fix transaction dropping (kernel oops)
- kvm: reinit real mode TSS on shutdown
- kvm: detect SVM disabled by BIOS
* Wed Jul 11 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- sky2: re-enable lost interrupt workarounds
- aacraid: ioctl handler needs permission check
* Wed Jul 11 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- NFS: Add the mount option "nosharecache"
* Wed Jul 11 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Revert mkinitrd requires: bump to what's in FC7.
* Wed Jul 11 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Remove the x86-64 tickless patches, they aren't ready.
* Wed Jul 11 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- 2.6.22.1
* Wed Jul 11 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- Update git-wireless-dev.patch
- Add upstream version of rtl8187 patch
- Add updated iwlwifi driver from intellinuxwireless.org
* Tue Jul 10 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Fix issue with PIE randomization (#246623).
* Tue Jul 10 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Rebase to 2.6.22
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References:

  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-4573
        http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4573
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Updated packages:

839a2c89fa889ea161925ebed760b65dd7c0203d kernel-doc-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.noarch.rpm
de6fb353dda8d27260e1778aa9fe080af914900e kernel-headers-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i386.rpm
05d809317dfa483163a846f2f06eaf716dba54ad kernel-PAE-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
73d65210e0aa3f05379b6d991a9801e032525fa6 kernel-PAE-debug-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
3fe7077f88b47a915669a1eb388b0a21fd80f235 kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
4f8992092a0d5075d8f66f425f903354bea6d09b kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
a303515ae16fa847a24b65101a7903059b757268 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
4c8153e7c38f61d4cf251e4cda39767e0773a202 kernel-PAE-debug-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
3420d59336172c7e489ebb11b830471a96ec8c32 kernel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
56ca0006755b8630c148a738290a78633fc9f6d0 kernel-PAE-debug-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
59885ec00e356e7cc0434871c4e728225c2aa1ea kernel-PAE-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
e93021f2e2026d0a892ce086854df7b2ddd71fdc kernel-debug-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
551ae9b0627ca7a778f93b6b7663da4707952887 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
ac078b54a159e97f6eba05ac6ec6a1cec990ab39 kernel-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
d12be20a518e734422569534128e978e970187f8 kernel-debug-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i686.rpm
09c13881593f7f0fd1e9332a85153a427c4c06ea kernel-kdump-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc64.rpm
dc3b14be3a1ecde06890e11a84c45fda3847dfab kernel-kdump-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc64.rpm
00c0dc41bd41b509962e46929234d87716548063 kernel-headers-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc64.rpm
6037cacc541ec598eb6e84d3e5cce1f96d24e174 kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc64.rpm
fc1876b23483de452e3f1d6b4421d4aba2029570 kernel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc64.rpm
00eb0bab014192ab2363953c3aa90baa1d6999b5 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc64.rpm
e262ddc6e1e4d42b3078c8190811cfc62201b6e0 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc64.rpm
9de1e56d5fc7d090b3b8e9d07c69add832595267 kernel-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc64.rpm
37c53e64066598499d54e1993385b493c95fb283 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i586.rpm
a220523fda05cc2af10bfedf30ef84b83549581f kernel-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i586.rpm
6061a58b331b02a95e78f98da377fc87aebc81a8 kernel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i586.rpm
8da378581eba8be4e6e75415238bcddbd833460b kernel-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.i586.rpm
f331b8381dfa9bf86f2150f9a3f2a8dbc8c62de4 kernel-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.x86_64.rpm
01c84f2f7b679076348534a6c2e574b6f8fecefe kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.x86_64.rpm
3a0e0fbf9dc7941bae28c31546ceb2ca3b06b0bc kernel-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.x86_64.rpm
af6d0c3cb26128465326b25a91452484771cb244 kernel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.x86_64.rpm
e813d4ad5d8996c6b233d9db67769b26dda503d7 kernel-debug-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.x86_64.rpm
98bea7527290153a090dd510fc09bc0d1a01b6db kernel-debug-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.x86_64.rpm
b0c297dc3c74111e7033a05698bfe0838ce65a78 kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.x86_64.rpm
11ab750d65df289467497e283d398d0149aba481 kernel-headers-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.x86_64.rpm
e9dc2f2fe24eb17badb684f1ae5e18fbbca32ff9 kernel-smp-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc.rpm
9e4da3ba6e6b316a3cde3c63b4d2169c81ba95ff kernel-headers-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc.rpm
f46f8d1fd8aa33300de9f76ae9f3f49049e62ff3 kernel-smp-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc.rpm
493637d66df0a667a444d0ee5367864dd3207656 kernel-smp-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc.rpm
12d2d9f25d25c1c6d913ab620a84d773e2e37e69 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc.rpm
f471cd86891a128617a8ccc9de79d40e13540db2 kernel-devel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc.rpm
6fb272857d982d24d3452f77a448a17e8bea521c kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc.rpm
753641e0248e7c5939cabf09f9c39db92647e7fc kernel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.ppc.rpm
8834424ecd2d3c3fddf855767a65e51b970a065d kernel-2.6.22.7-85.fc7.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update kernel' 
at the command line.  For more information, refer to "Managing Software
with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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