Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-source)
(Last modified: 18JUL2003)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-source) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e8d80a8d97178d164a5db3f5568d9388)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Office Server
kernel-sourcepackage and is only necessary if you compile your own kernel.
- fix a possible denial of service attack (DoS) in the routing code
- fix a possible attack of an unpriviledged user via
- fix a bad side effects of the initial ptrace security fix
- fix problem with ECC reporting garbage in
- allow info about requirement for large LUNs to be passed via kernel parameter
- fix an SMP crash problem in bonding driver
- fix invalid ACK handling in
- fix a kernel panic with
pptpdwhen the MSS is larger than the MTU
- fix a console redirect bug
- fix an IPC lock race
- increase SCSI sense buffer to 96 bytes
- include qla2xxx driver v6.05.60 in addition to older qla drivers
execve()file read race vulnerability
- fix several race conditions in procfs
kernel-source. It does not directly fix the vulnerability, but it provides the kernel sources for administrators who wish to compile their kernel on their own. The fixed binary kernel RPM packages are contained in different patches.
rpm -Uvh kernel-source.rpm
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