Security update for Linux Kernel
(Last modified: 26AUG2004)
solutions Security update for Linux Kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1d6000a659c4fcfb113377dfd4e319f2)
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
Most important are
- kNFSd fix (medium security impact)
- CD and DVD writing fixed (mainly affected audio and video, as it only got triggered by unaligned/odd size writes, effect was a monster memory leak and defective data on CD)
- minor ext3 fixes and reiserfs fixes
- /proc/$PID/cmdline trauncation fix
- md and nbd fixes that enable SteelEye
- fix barrier issue with IDE drives with disabled write cache, this should fix the need for barrier=none for most cases
- DOS due to memory leak in /dev/ptmx handling
rpm -Fhv kernel-bigsmp.rpm kernel-default.rpm kernel-smp.rpm kernel-source.rpm kernel-um.rpm kernel-debug.rpm kernel-syms.rpm
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