Security update for Linux kernel
(Last modified: 08AUG2003)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1586e7541957bd8a887842c6d0fd1019)
- fix for an overflow problem in NFSv3 decode_fh (CAN-2003-0619)
- prevent a possible denial-of-service (DoS) attack in the netfilter code
- fix for a problem causing loss of POSIX file locks after
- fix for a problem with the LSI Megaraid driver
First, find out which kernel package to use, for example with
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
Download the kernel image fitting your setup and install it with either:
rpm -Fvh k_deflt-2.4.19-158.ia64.rpmfor the default kernel image, or
rpm -Fhv k_smp-2.4.19-158.ia64.rpmfor the SMP kernel image, or
rpm -Fhv k_itanium2-2.4.19-158.ia64.rpmfor the Itanium2 kernel image, or
rpm -Fhv k_itanium2-smp-2.4.19-158.ia64.rpmfor the Itanium2 SMP kernel image
In case you are using lilo, please make sure that you also execute the command
Finally, reboot the system with
shutdown -r now
to load the new kernel (replace "
now" with the appropriate amount of time to allow local users to cleanly log out, for example "
+5" for five minutes.)
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