Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-ppc64)
(Last modified: 15AUG2003)
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This article applies to systems with the
kernel-ppc64kernel package installed, please use the appropriate kernel package if you are using a different kernel:
- "Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-iseries64)" (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/86b0eadc297e423ca6c860a3c85140ec.html)
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
- fix for an integer signedness bug of the NFSv3 implementation in the function
nfs3xdr.cwhich allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) by sending specially crafted XDR data in an NFSv3 procedure call (CAN-2003-0619)
- fix for a problem where
rpm -Uvh kernel-ppc64.rpm mk_initrd lilo
Note: If you do not execute the commands "
mk_initrd" and "
lilo", your system might be in an unbootable state. To ensure that the fixes become active, you have to reboot your system.
After installation of the kernel RPM, rebuilding the initial ram disk and updating the boot loader, 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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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.
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