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Security update for Intel i810 chips

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(Last modified: 19DEC2007)


solutions Security update for Intel i810 chips SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c2ee82f7d31e086e9acd1923a8958f31)

Applies to

Package: 915resolution
intel-i810-Mesa
intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-bigsmp
intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-debug
intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-default
intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-smp
intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-xen
intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-xenpae
intel-i810-drm-kmp-bigsmp
intel-i810-drm-kmp-debug
intel-i810-drm-kmp-default
intel-i810-drm-kmp-smp
intel-i810-drm-kmp-xen
intel-i810-drm-kmp-xenpae
intel-i810-xorg-x11
sax2
sax2-gui
sax2-ident
sax2-libsax
sax2-libsax-csharp
sax2-libsax-devel
sax2-libsax-java
sax2-libsax-perl
sax2-libsax-python
sax2-tools
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4728
Release: 20071219
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using Intel i810 chips should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update provides the latest i810 driver stack, which includes fixes for FnFx handling (enables switching from internal to external and internal monitor on Laptops)
This update also fixes a potential write to arbitrary memory locations using the i965 driver (CVE-2007-3851).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv 915resolution.rpm intel-i810-Mesa.rpm intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-bigsmp.rpm intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-debug.rpm intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-default.rpm intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-smp.rpm intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-xen.rpm intel-i810-agpgart-kmp-xenpae.rpm intel-i810-drm-kmp-bigsmp.rpm intel-i810-drm-kmp-debug.rpm intel-i810-drm-kmp-default.rpm intel-i810-drm-kmp-smp.rpm intel-i810-drm-kmp-xen.rpm intel-i810-drm-kmp-xenpae.rpm intel-i810-xorg-x11.rpm sax2.rpm sax2-gui.rpm sax2-ident.rpm sax2-libsax.rpm sax2-libsax-csharp.rpm sax2-libsax-devel.rpm sax2-libsax-java.rpm sax2-libsax-perl.rpm sax2-libsax-python.rpm sax2-tools.rpm

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