Security update for Linux kernel
(Last modified: 04APR2004)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (da477f97fbc942801705506a9f7e7d3b)
- A buffer overflow has been found in the ISO 9660 filesystem code which can be exploited locally by mounting a malformed ISO CD file system. (CAN-2004-0109)
- A possible leak of information has been discovered in the JFS file system code. (CAN-2004-0181)
cpu_sibling_mapon summit machines.
- Fix for I/O resource allocation failure during PCI hotplug.
- Fix some more ACPI IRQ problems.
sunrpc-svcsock-drop: Be more careful about dropping connections in RPC, work around for buggy NFS clients.
- Fix for
- Fix for user triggerable oops in x86-64 32bit emulation.
- Allow IPv6 netfilter modules to be loaded on x86_64.
- Addition of new version 184.108.40.206 of
- Providing some additional entries for
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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