Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-source)
(Last modified: 15AUG2003)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-source) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4b3375e6976ada682075767baa2289ec)
kernel-sourcepackage and is only necessary if you compile your own kernel.
- 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
kernel-source. It does not directly fix the vulnerability, but it provides the kernel sources for administrators who wish to compile their kernel on their own. The fixed binary kernel RPM packages are contained in different patches.
rpm -Uvh kernel-source.rpm
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