Security update for Linux kernel (CAPP/EAL3+)
(Last modified: 02SEP2004)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel (CAPP/EAL3+) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d717e8c3e927b6efc3f62d284b58fd5b)
on HP hardware, should install these packages.
This update also fixes the following security problem:
- kNFSD signedness issues which could lead to a remote denial of service attack.
First find out which kernel package to install by using the following command:
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
Download the kernel image fitting your setup and install it with either:
rpm -Fvh k_deflt-*.rpmfor the default kernel image, or
rpm -Fvh k_itanium2-smp-*.rpmfor the Itanium2 SMP kernel image, or
rpm -Fhv k_itanium2.rpm-*.rpmfor the Itanium2 kernel image, or
rpm -Fhv k_smp-*.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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