Security update for Linux Kernel (k_smp)
(Last modified: 13JUN2003)
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This article applies to systems with the
k_smpkernel 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/ccf1c1958ebb05c74d9da3560def244d.html)
- "Security update for Linux Kernel (k_i386) " (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/09dd86ad5f70f4aee4d9e880c164da44.html)
- "Security update for Linux Kernel (k_psmp) " (http://sdb.suse.de/en/psdb/html/50c76e2b4f8a930e5240ed8add7978a5.html)
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
- fix for possible denial of service attack (DoS) in the routing code
- fix for possible attack of an unpriviledged user via ioport
- fix for bad side effects of initial ptrace security fix
- fix for problem with ecc reporting garbage in /proc/ram
- allows info about need for large LUNs to be passed via kernel parameter
- fix for SMP crash problem in bonding driver
- fix for invalid ACK handling in tcp_minisocks
- fix for kernel panic with pptpd when mss > mtu
- fix for console redirect bug
- fix for ipc lock race that can crash/hang the system
rpm -Uvh k_smp.rpm
Please make sure that you execute the commands
as user "
root" after installing this update for the system to be 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.)
Download Source Packages
Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.
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