Security update for kernel-ppc64
(Last modified: 03JUL2003)
solutions Security update for kernel-ppc64 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (418166c4e22b91bfe7adee633864d7a4)
- CAN-2003-0244: The route cache implementation in Linux 2.4 and the Netfilter IP conntrack module allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via packets with forged source addresses that cause a large number of hash table collisions related to the PREROUTING chain.
- Fix for several potential buffer overflows in the 32 bit emulation layer.
- CAN-2003-0247: Fix for local DOS via /dev/console & TIOCCONS.
- Fix for potential buffer overflow in module load in iCom modem driver.
- Fix for
ptracekmod patch to restore old behaviour.
- RAID 1 module is no longer miscompiled.
- avoid race window in
- added ethtool eeprom config ioctls.
- better handling for scsi recovered errors.
sizeofstruct instead of
- NFS: Fixed race between mount and lockd.
- Use different
uname -rto avoid module load problems.
- The ibmsis driver was updated to version 1.18.16, fixing a problem with a 2757 SCSI storage driver.
rpm -Uhv kernel-ppc64.rpm
Please make sure that you also execute as root the commands
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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