Security update for Linux kernel (k_timer)
(Last modified: 24SEP2003)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel (k_timer) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (81fdf09573cf5fe4ff1947019a3eaef4)
This article applies to systems with the
k_timerkernel package installed, please use the appropriate kernel package if you are using a different kernel:
- "Security update for Linux kernel (k_deflt)" (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/5dc92e277566b947df7b7573583bc294.html)
rpm -qf /boot/kernel/image
IBM code drop from 2003-09-04
ccwcache: Incorrect cache index determination.
siginfo_tstructure on user stack incorrect.
dasd: erroneous message about failing DASD format.
dasd_diag: buggy CMS label recognition in
- Crash when using CTC tty with gcov.
- Oops in IUCV code.
- On demand timer patch: missing local irq disable
- Reduce the value of QUEUE_NR_REQUESTS from 8192 to 128
- Set the device type of
- Add a missing check for
- fix overflow problem in NFSv3
- prevent possible DoS in netfilter code
- fix several race conditions in
This update includes the following IBM code drops:
- 2003-09-04 kernel 2.4.17 for the "August 2001 stream" (Patch 10)
rpm -Fvh k_timer.rpm zipl
please do not forget to run
ziplafter installing the
k_timerfor the system to remain bootable.
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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