Security update for Linux kernel (ppc, debuginfo packages)
(Last modified: 01AUG2006)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel (ppc, debuginfo packages) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1f5b1f8df460fc2c4ea34e829b5800c7)
Product(s): SUSE SLE 10 DEBUGINFO for IBM POWER
- CVE-2006-3626: A race condition allows local users to gain root privileges by changing the file mode of /proc/self/ files in a way that causes those files (for instance /proc/self/environ) to become setuid root. [#192688]
- CVE-2006-2935: A stackbased buffer overflow in CDROM / DVD handling was fixed which could be used by a physical local attacker to crash the kernel or execute code within kernel context, depending on presence of automatic DVD handling in the system. [#190396]
- CVE-2006-2451: Due to an argument validation error in prctl(PR_SET_DUMPABLE) a local attacker can easily gain administrator (root) privileges. [#186980]
- Limit the maximum number of LUNs to 16384 [#185164]
- LSI 1030/MPT Fusion driver hang during error recovery -- Optionally disable QAS [#180100]
- advance buffer pointers in h_copy_rdma() to avoid data corruption [#186444]
First, find out which kernel package to use, for example with
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
Download the debufinfo RPM for the kernel image fitting your setup and
install it with:
rpm -Uvh kernel-*debuginfo.rpm
Download Source Packages
Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.
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