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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: kernel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-0748
2008-01-24 00:54:57
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.6.23.14
Release     : 107.fc8
URL         : http://www.kernel.org/
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 Linux kernel 2.6.23.14:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.14

CVE-2008-0001:
Use access mode instead of open flags to determine needed permissions.

Additional fixes:
Enable CONFIG_NL80211.
Wireless driver updates.
Firewire updates.
LIRC updates.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Jan 14 2008 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com>
- Linux 2.6.23.14
* Fri Jan 11 2008 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.13-106
- FireWire update, should enable iidc reception on all controllers
- Update lirc bits to latest upstream
* Thu Jan 10 2008 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.13-105
- rt2500usb thinko fix
- b43 N phy pre-support updates
- ath5k cleanups and beacon fixes
* Wed Jan  9 2008 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.13-104
- More wireless fixes for 2.6.24
- More wireless update for 2.6.25
- Enable CONFIG_NL80211
* Wed Jan  9 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.13-103
- Linux 2.6.23.13
* Tue Jan  8 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.12-102
- Restore /proc/slabinfo (#396041)
* Fri Jan  4 2008 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.12-101
- Another round of wireless fixes headed for 2.6.24
- Another round of wireless updates headed for 2.6.25
* Fri Dec 21 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.12-100
- USB: Use upstream version of the Huawei USB modem fix.
* Wed Dec 19 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.12-99
- Some wireless fixes headed for 2.6.24
- Some wireless updates headed for 2.6.25
* Tue Dec 18 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.12-98
- Linux 2.6.23.12
- Add fixed version of APM emulation patch removed in 2.6.23.10
* Sat Dec 15 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com> 2.6.23.10-97
- Fix IPv6 checksums for pasemi-mac
* Fri Dec 14 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.10-96
- Linux 2.6.23.10
* Fri Dec 14 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-95
- Update utrace to latest.
* Fri Dec 14 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com> 2.6.23.9-94
- Re-enable and fix pasemi-mac (and gpio-mdio)
* Fri Dec 14 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com> 2.6.23.9-91
- PA Semi platform fixes
- Fix OProfile on non-Cell ppc64
* Wed Dec 12 2007 Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> 2.6.23.9-90
- fixup radeon r500 patch to apply to proper function
* Wed Dec 12 2007 Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> 2.6.23.9-89
- Add support for r500 DRM for making 2D accel go faster
* Tue Dec 11 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-88
- Enable the USB IO-Warrior driver. (#419661)
- ALSA: snd-hda-intel: don't go into polling mode. (#417141)
* Mon Dec 10 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-87
- highres-timers: update to -hrt4 (#394981); includes hang fix
* Mon Dec 10 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-86
- add module alias for "zd1211rw-mac80211"
* Fri Dec  7 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-84
- highres-timers: fix possible hang
* Thu Dec  6 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-82
- libata: fix AHCI controller reset (#411171)
- ACPI: don't init EC early if it has no _INI method (#334781)
* Wed Dec  5 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-81
- Fix some cpuidle bugs, should fix hangs on startup.
* Wed Dec  5 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-80
- Some wireless driver bits headed for 2.6.25
* Tue Dec  4 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-79
- libata: fix ATAPI tape drives (#394961)
- libata: allow short SCSI commands for ATAPI devices
* Mon Dec  3 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.9-78
- Fix FireWire OHCI 1.1 regression introduced by 1.0 support
* Sat Dec  1 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-77
- Some wireless bits headed for 2.6.25
- Make ath5k use software WEP
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-76
- ALSA: fix missing controls on some drivers (#370821)
- ACPI: send initial button state on startup (#275651)
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-75
- Disable e1000 link power management (#400561)
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.9-74
- Improved FireWire OHCI 1.0 Isochronous Receive support (#344851)
* Fri Nov 30 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-73
- Some more wireless bits headed for 2.6.24
* Thu Nov 29 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-72
- Resync wireless bits headed for 2.6.24
- Resync wireless bits headed for 2.6.25
* Wed Nov 28 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com> 2.6.23.9-71
- Add support for MPC52xx FEC (again)
* Wed Nov 28 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-70
- Fix further bugs in init of Huawei USB modem (#253096)
- Fix libata handling of IO ready test (#389971)
* Wed Nov 28 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-69
- Add support for SiS 7019 audio for K12LTSP project
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.9-68
- Some USB disks spin themselves down automatically and need
  scsi_device.allow_restart enabled so they'll spin back up.
* Tue Nov 27 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-67
- Fix NULL ptr reference in iwlwifi (CVE-2007-5938)
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-66
- ALSA 1.0.15 20071120
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.9-65
- Linux 2.6.23.9
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-64
- Set CONFIG_USB_DEVICE_CLASS (#397571)
* Wed Nov 21 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.8-63
- Revise b43 rev D support (new upstream patch)
- Restore ability to add/remove virtual i/fs to mac80211 devices
* Tue Nov 20 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-62
- Linux 2.6.23.9-rc1
* Mon Nov 19 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-61
- Fix oops in netfilter NAT module (#259501)
* Mon Nov 19 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-60
- libata: fix resume on some systems
- libata: fix pata_serverworks with some drive combinations
* Mon Nov 19 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-59
- Linux 2.6.23.8
* Thu Nov 15 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.1-56
- wireless fixes from 2.6.24
- wireless updates destined for 2.6.25
- ath5k driver updates
- add rtl8180 driver
- enable libertas driver
- add experimental b43 rev D support
* Thu Nov 15 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-55
- Add DMI based autoloading for the Dell dcdbas driver (#248257)
* Wed Nov 14 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.1-54
- Initial FireWire OHCI 1.0 Isochronous Receive support (#344851)
* Tue Nov 13 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-53
- Disable precise CPU time accounting, fixing a divide-by-zero bug.
- Disable transparent PCI bridge resizing.
* Tue Nov 13 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-52
- Add touchpad support for Dell Vostro 1400 and Thinkpad R61 (#375471)
* Tue Nov 13 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-51
- Fix completely broken sata_sis libata driver (#365331)
* Fri Nov  9 2007 Eric Paris <eparis redhat com> 2.6.23.1-50
- Fix loop iteration problem in selinux ebitmap code
* Thu Nov  8 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.1-49
- Resync wireless bits from current upstream
* Wed Nov  7 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-48
- md/raid5: fix misapplication of previous patch
- net: fix panic removing devices from teql secheduler
- net: fix oops in l2tp transmit and receive
- nfs: fix writeback race causing data corruption
- x86 setup: fix boot on 486DX4 processor
* Tue Nov  6 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-47
- update utrace
* Tue Nov  6 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-46
- ALSA updates:
   hda: revert STAC92XX volume control changes (#354981)
   hda: add STAC92XX DMIC support
   hda: disable shared stream on AD1986A
   cmipci: fix wrong definitions
- CIFS: fix corruption when server returns EAGAIN (#357001)
- ACPI: suspend/resume fixes
- drivers: restore platform driver modaliases
- x86: fix tsc clocksource calibration
- x86_64: fix global tlb flushing bug
- hidinput: add powerbook driver to x86_64 config (#358721)
- spider_net: fix hang
- mm: fix invalid ptrace access causing kernel hang
- direct-io: fix return of stale data after DIO write
- md/raid5: fix data corruption in some failure cases
- serial: add IDs for some new Wacom tablets (#352811)
* Tue Nov  6 2007 David Airlie <airlied redhat com> 2.6.23.1-44
- Fix bug 228414 - X hangs at startup with Radeon X800 GTO PCIe with DRI
* Sat Nov  3 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com> 2.6.23.1-43
- Apply PS3 EHCI workaround to make rebooting work when hci_usb is loaded
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Updated packages:

06da561d9fc503ca57da4da53fc9bdae320a2c7f kernel-doc-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.noarch.rpm
e8b9a80cd4bc7a3382059f166ee021d210ff14e0 kernel-headers-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i386.rpm
369860e0ffc47784368d9dc896b1b04990ce8e61 kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
ff75102e13d2a08db574c98862ad11dfb774c4e9 kernel-debug-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
cd3f931c772886318ed4d8b46b574813ba41b27a kernel-debug-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
c48709687cfdbd6fcecca9029500ed3a2017d8ab kernel-PAE-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
195ec1eb54ef312a70d88b676839a0b258d71993 kernel-PAE-debug-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
b11def51bc1724f5439a92b21ae98fad0f283672 kernel-PAE-debug-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
90567b15de41f12000eb6b4fee2d9c0e7b9f2814 kernel-PAE-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
4ca63e108928cbcfac8c1827eb2310faad6feae5 kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
b1873b27233c9a2e5a15fdcd79421c5c5ec96697 kernel-PAE-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
98d2df237a1cc00c1a30ebc02f907905cc21fde8 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
201f5ad2ee2d1e10ae02329a1eed4462f7bba083 kernel-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
fa9cfd9c1b4a5fedc8206794cf7d4660112a17b8 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
48f92a5e510acd65aa6cd77d906028b81a4ea159 kernel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i686.rpm
13f6ac639eb427271c022af89d4bd4e7fc6759bc kernel-kdump-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc64.rpm
a368ba1f775781ba29fd2d29444dd5537c674ef1 kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc64.rpm
71c3c2c73b20cbca3082dd09c583196bef418509 kernel-kdump-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc64.rpm
83cca6b6cc045be1b18d1eec861adf70c2fa25cc kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc64.rpm
4b640d07ce471dab18299577d67aeb837a9123ad kernel-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc64.rpm
73a87dddcf59f888c0655d2d533abe46d7ed9b65 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc64.rpm
426e90cc9292efd64cdba8e5ac4983d01c3f0b4e kernel-headers-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc64.rpm
4d9a3c05e4a252bb72a3836c4c80e05921ca4d7d kernel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc64.rpm
ec2f19d389bf04f3b59fe1640a2f1486c9342a94 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i586.rpm
5f3f2b71a22a733847ce24e144e515dd34668398 kernel-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i586.rpm
22e143c8adbf66711cfd906ed723b49230869a57 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i586.rpm
9c551bf1a2e6067b9edb4c8da81c456af65cafd6 kernel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.i586.rpm
ed08cfe857c483e59235bc4b7a2dcfb58bb98c75 kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.x86_64.rpm
7babf39c6b03a07bf1645fdc15f3a3c7396b4ffc kernel-debug-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.x86_64.rpm
88f5e45b355895509b9df0d9904d4957d40c255e kernel-debug-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.x86_64.rpm
dc4a05d164e0f89a689e700cd345fd2e5271ad62 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.x86_64.rpm
69b2a9ecefb954191d8a5d7360e44333d4adbaef kernel-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.x86_64.rpm
7d30626d81c121fa28baa8d22a0060fd0fb5a082 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.x86_64.rpm
192a0a45233472305834d22cfe0767dc7eec9b45 kernel-headers-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.x86_64.rpm
ad677cd49c15bc91ec169f88e8d0c2f368c9f76a kernel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.x86_64.rpm
04bbe480a090425227623567c574e3beffee9555 kernel-smp-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc.rpm
5d030cf66afc844cd1340dbcdffb2250e21d9d97 kernel-smp-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc.rpm
cf2ffa348fd6d147f0b8b097aa766a187c064232 kernel-smp-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc.rpm
74490bcb1dc034e262c7c538f94f40982a36dfec kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc.rpm
51611593fe9094b0de18357a97a67fdd0197caea kernel-devel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc.rpm
350d69fa9c418f68ca5f1f59cfb84b2bec962279 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc.rpm
6cb1184c0fc22833de3ea82688596d0bbc74341d kernel-headers-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc.rpm
505251cb55055b393d4b776c0c0c15df4d50eb85 kernel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.ppc.rpm
c09a9f55bebea7ef005e37d1c83bd4a48d093486 kernel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8.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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