Security update for Linux kernel (IPF)
(Last modified: 29APR2004)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel (IPF) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9309e7d63fd36f8037c4e74a838af898)
- fix for the memleak in do_fork()
- fix for the MCAST/setsockopt() buffer overflow (CAN-2004-0424)
- fix for a permission problem on /proc/scsi/qla2300/HbaApiNode
- fix for the buffer overflow in panic() (CAN-2004-0394)
First, find out which kernel package to use, for example with
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
Download the kernel image fitting your setup and install it with either:
rpm -Fvh k_deflt-2.4*.rpmfor the default kernel image, or
rpm -Fvh k_itanium2-smp-2.4*.rpmfor the Itanium2 SMP kernel image, or
rpm -Fhv k_itanium2.rpm-2.4*.rpmfor the Itanium2 kernel image, or
rpm -Fhv k_smp-2.4.*.rpmfor the SMP kernel image
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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