Optional update for Linux kernel source
(Last modified: 12JAN2004)
solutions Optional update for Linux kernel source SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e678c72f6b480bec64f6ac6347d197d3)
kernel-sourcepackage and is only necessary if you compile your own kernel.
kernel-source. It does not directly fix the vulnerability, but it provides the kernel sources for occasions where a kernel with differnent settings needs to be compiled, e.g. for tracking certain events.
This This update fixes a security vulnerability in the Linux kernel (CAN-2003-0985) and contains additional fixes and IBM codedrops. The changes in detail are:
- Add missing check in mremap (CAN-2003-0985)
- DASD driver sets improper default cache mode on ESS. (IBM Problem-ID 5409)
- Massive workload combined with ESS flascopy leading to I/O hang. (IBM Problem-ID 4676)
- PCICCs fail to be detected under z90crypt. (IBM Problem-ID 5326)
- z90crypt doesn't support dynamic device node generation. (IBM Problem-ID 5435)
- Unable to reconnect when using z/VM 3.1 at remote peer. (IBM Problem-ID 3061)
fake_llproblems when IPv6 is not active in qeth. (IBM Problem-ID 5370)
multicast_routerhandling for IPv6 on OSA. (IBM Problem-ID 5289)
- sclp: signal shutdown does not work. (IBM Problem-ID 5297)
- zfcp: unwary memory allocation during error recovery. (IBM Problem-ID 5292)
- Crashes, triggered by IUCV and CTC when calling
dst_link_failure(). (IBM Problem-ID 5098)
- DHCP does not work with HiperSockets guest LAN. (IBM Problem-ID 4873)
- Fixed S390 Debug Feature usage. (IBM Problem-ID 4822)
- Incorrect calculation of max_blocks in DIAG discipline. (IBM Problem-ID 4922)
- Race Conditions in qeth when more than one
osasnmpdis running. (IBM Problem-ID 4078)
- VIPA and Proxy ARP problems on qeth. (IBM Problem-ID 5178)
- Avoid hang during initialization on I/O errors. (IBM Problem-ID 4971)
- Console: kernel compilation fails in
drivers/s390/char/ctrlchar.c. (IBM Problem-ID 4797)
- Crashes triggered by s390 network drivers calling
dst_link_failure(). (IBM Problem-ID 5108)
fake_llsource MAC problem. (IBM Problem-ID 4982)
- Tape: Fix implementation of NOP mtio operation. (IBM Problem-ID 4427)
- Tape: Initially boxed tapes might become invisible. (IBM Problem-ID 4421)
- z90crypt incorrectly detects PCIXCC as PCICC. (IBM Problem-ID 5106)
- zfcp: SCSI I/O stall due to missed local-link-up event. (IBM Problem-ID 5151)
- zfcp: arbitrary (and bewildering) order of entries in
/proc/scsi/zfcp/map. (IBM Problem-ID 5140)
- zfcp: incomplete fix for dynamic SCSI adapter addition in
scsi_mod. (IBM Problem-ID 5135)
- zfcp: infinite error recovery escalation for certain port failure. (IBM Problem-ID 5144)
- Corrected hangcheck driver
- Fix a pointer arithmetic bug in the xattr code.
nfsd-fhalias(for HA-NFS): avoid console spew from invalid IP 0.
- Fix bad
ffs()return value, fixes fat and netfilter.
- Fix NFS directio bug that causes data corruption when creating files larger than 4 GB.
- Added missing
IBM code drops
This updates contains the following IBM code drops:
- 2003-10-31 kernel for the "June 2003 stream"
- 2003-11-28 kernel for the "June 2003 stream"
- 2003-12-18 kernel for the "June 2003 stream"
rpm -Uvh kernel-source.rpm
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