Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-source)
(Last modified: 23JAN2004)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-source) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c05190b1432b9871ead202bb15e735f5)
IBM code drop
- DASD driver sets improper default cache mode on ESS. (IBM Problem-ID 5409)
- Disable message interrupts during connection setup.
- Massive workload combined with ESS flascopy leading to IO hang. (IBM Problem-ID 4676)
- Unnecessary restriction to length of input data for MEX request. (IBM Problem-ID 5633)
- DASD driver: BUG when pulling/plug in fibers associated with ESS. (IBM Problem-ID 5702)
Paul Starzetz of iSEC reported a vulnerability in the
mremap()system call, which allows local attackers to crash the machine and even obtain super user ("
root") privileges under certain circumstances.
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