Security update for Linux kernel (k_deflt)
(Last modified: 15AUG2003)
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This article applies to systems with the
k_defltkernel package installed, please use the appropriate kernel package if you are using a different kernel:
- "Security update for Linux kernel (k_smp)" (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/c9e036e1a10343491b0f647b6d4e282c.html)
- "Security update for Linux kernel (k_i386)" (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/324d75f0d3064e6d4a103f75465f4ad9.html)
- "Security update for Linux kernel (k_psmp)" (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/be16505a47bb469a61679ce11b8b578d.html)
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
- fix possible denial of service attack (DoS) in the routing code
- fix possible attack by an unpriviledged user via
- fix bad side effects of initial
- fix problem with ECC reporting garbage in
- fix kernel panic caused by
MSS > MTU
- fix console redirect bug
- fix IPC lock race
execve()file read race vulnerability
- fix several race conditions in
- fix possible DoS in netfilter code
- fix possible DoS in NFSv3 code (CAN-2003-0619)
rpm -Uvh k_deflt.rpm
After installation of the kernel RPM 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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