Security update for Linux kernel
(Last modified: 18MAR2008)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (7494a86d66f662e33c4a4a005ae22828)
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
- Memory overrun vulnerability in ISDN code (CVE-2007-6151)
- Insufficient range checks of certain fault handlers (CVE-2008-0007)
- Reset current->pdeath_signal on SUID binary execution (CVE-2007-3848)
- aacraid: Fix range checks (CVE-2007-4308).
- fixed a remote buffer overflow in CIFS (CVE-2007-5904)
- Several kernel crashes addressed.
- Improvements to running as a VMWare guest.
- Update of OCFS2 to 1.2.8-2.
- New code drop for the s390 architecture.
rpm -Fvh kernel-s390x.rpm kernel-source.rpm kernel-syms.rpm zipl
When rebooting the Linux on zSeries z/VM guests, please ensure that you have installed the PTFs for APAR VM63742:
- z/VM 4.4: UM31426
- z/VM 5.1: UM31428
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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