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[SECURITY] Fedora 7 Update: kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-0409
2007-06-13 14:06:03.616764
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 2.6.21
Release     : 1.3228.fc7
Summary     : The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system)
Description :
The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of any
Linux operating system.  The kernel handles the basic functions
of the operating system:  memory allocation, process allocation, device
input and output, etc.

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Update Information:

Rebase to upstream 2.6.21.5, including several security fixes (See CVEs for details).

Upstream changelog:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21.3
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21.4
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21.5

Fedora specific changes detailed below:

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ChangeLog:

* Tue Jun 12 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- 2.6.21.5
* Tue Jun 12 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Require at least version 6.0.9-7.1 of mkinitrd.
* Sat Jun  9 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Reenable -rc2, revert unneeded MAP_FIXED change.
* Sat Jun  9 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Disable rc2 whilst chasing down another regression.
* Fri Jun  8 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- 2.6.21.5-rc2
* Fri Jun  8 2007 John W. Linville <linville@redhat.com>
- remove "E1000: Fix netif_poll_enable.." (obsoleted by 2.6.21.5-rc1)
* Fri Jun  8 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- 2.6.21.5-rc1
* Thu Jun  7 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>
- pata_ali: limit DMA speeds (bz #242472)
* Thu Jun  7 2007 John W. Linville <linville@redhat.com>
- Update linux-2.6-wireless.patch and git-wireless-dev.patch
- Update git-iwlwifi.patch (version 0.0.24)
- Enable iwl4965 driver
* Wed Jun  6 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Fix bug with MAP_FIXED (#242612).
* Tue Jun  5 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>
- Fix the oprofile fix.
* Tue Jun  5 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Re-add a bunch of multimedia drivers. (#242503)
* Tue Jun  5 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- libata: always use polling SETXFER (#242387)
* Tue Jun  5 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Allow kdump to read /proc/kcore. (#241362)
* Mon Jun  4 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Switch 'Prevent going idle with softirq pending' patch to upstream variant.
* Fri Jun  1 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- E1000: Fix netif_poll_enable crash in e1000_open.
* Tue May 29 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Reenable non-x86 architectures..
* Mon May 28 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Revert suspect #2.
* Mon May 28 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Apply 2.6.21.2 & .3 again. Revert suspect #1.
* Sun May 27 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Downgrade to 2.6.21 (test build to root cause the Dell hang).
* Fri May 25 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Disable KABI nonsense in kernel-debug.
* Fri May 25 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Add x86-64 PM_TRACE support.
* Thu May 24 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>
- 2.6.21.3 incremental patch from mailing list
* Thu May 24 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>
- Two UDF bugfixes.
* Thu May 24 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Remove Dell Optiplex GX240 from the ACPI blacklist.
* Thu May 24 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- softirqs: print out irq-trace events. (#240982)
* Thu May 24 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Use upstream variant of x86-64 oprofile fix.
* Thu May 24 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- [ALSA]  hda-intel - Probe additional slots only
- [ALSA]  hda-intel - Fix detection of audio codec
* Thu May 24 2007 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
- Add Dell e520 to shutdown DMI blacklist.
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References:

[ 1 ]  CVE-2007-2453
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2453
[ 2 ]  CVE-2007-2451
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2451
[ 3 ]  CVE-2007-2876
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2876
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Updated packages:

a55769f1883e2ff52e3d8552b936674d0dbdfe26 kernel-doc-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.noarch.rpm
82914c97d13e190bd65ea2274d80cc36b779c398 kernel-headers-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i386.rpm
1ed1b30e05ad86fe8973a357901776715b20d8c8 kernel-PAE-debug-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
6ec5cb5508e8dfbca5be6925a4b27aba0eef27a3 kernel-PAE-debug-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
48743a6149addd82a5bfc68b763697374409a390 kernel-PAE-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
2b2f04e52869da70164a5767d372a20e44072649 kernel-debug-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
9d3c9b5e2b4496e5212248c01661bc2a0eddd83f kernel-PAE-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
d57d990d7f57ad50dba2ba75f777f996f5053a6a kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
1f28ec3084ce8016c6579e0e4dcf4088ac0f37bd kernel-PAE-debug-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
06c558dfd7296a300ed95cb67b3be0e205144105 kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
1627b8c01fe4cd47221866b633d8c26f217f0267 kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
d1713c346bbd4173c18915a7add0e3ae27dcfeee kernel-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
1f12066752ff4d6fd16449f8f43de87bb6a346dd kernel-debug-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
2c23357a6e5008cbba6aefbb46c1b4b930bf3b6d kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
bc498f2f966fd298564b44877f7b1be83a8e6b16 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i686.rpm
793da198e9ab914784d4ab3d96d06b15c73395b1 kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc64.rpm
20bbd3b3acb8d9bf14f91fe6c17b70a0c71e76f1 kernel-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc64.rpm
f145e4854698b3eb6c022651e1b26af95cdd5955 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc64.rpm
74474669bc968c045f1a6b45be5d93947cac0af3 kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc64.rpm
9623f0b751355d3560ddb8fe38581b39be168099 kernel-kdump-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc64.rpm
3d7dc03b25790d508edd1cb6ba97a86539de8e0c kernel-headers-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc64.rpm
829d33917c4f54da2e7cf9dd6928cccb2e024113 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc64.rpm
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2e9d8caabbde1944ec0c24b1b907a23c06b71d8d kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i586.rpm
fd1776d36fce7349ee7adac5c3c24ef97fe26259 kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i586.rpm
9ba7e6e36800727dfd705656705fb23d7153f73f kernel-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i586.rpm
74c201401ca61a5aff99ed836ecedc4b8ba5663f kernel-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.i586.rpm
9ce6b4274eb8b81158404bfc424f2fa04d98fdef kernel-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
38cbfdd7f150dc554fb40a0ff19506f1d3e8e9a7 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
b3fe5e70268d06d549a335b8f7ec5cdfb131e8c8 kernel-headers-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
fd1f2470a5120e66d4fcc527906544d3b33bc1c2 kernel-kdump-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
e855ed876c059567921b5d5af6dbe949f0c11b77 kernel-debug-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
f5093d791dfc938e5ca7267fa126603b9136f081 kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
2f87d84cedf0f7d16973e55f828c2fcd74f39a69 kernel-kdump-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
fc2408db2152c5cb7f59946b09d3adf70cd9bdf6 kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
8a7725d0a24aa0ed0712a6fb529f7b311b86ec2e kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
600be76626d89143077390ceb0b51726a50f682b kernel-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
695af229e393c3ee42fc86cbabf2676075a8bf6e kernel-debug-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.x86_64.rpm
53b41a93ca964ae98dd0b292255befa321fd36bb kernel-smp-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc.rpm
f0ce7622447cef602132a62b65f395334d25bd10 kernel-headers-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc.rpm
85e8380929a0808c9be936174f6264c4c25b9531 kernel-smp-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc.rpm
56a93625ed3b5e8a5bec5664f581fabe5b8eb9d0 kernel-devel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc.rpm
19698c5bd563d69993a2f015fc46df0f011ba653 kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc.rpm
a325622e985d3880fa20afbb52f4ad3e0e5de7aa kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc.rpm
debd0d4cb5e3ef00834d95ab5683009a5988bdb7 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc.rpm
cc4b37bf4e6a67853c7be06a74097095ff04dd62 kernel-smp-debuginfo-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.ppc.rpm
852655012e7d2f90997f2fb91ab9614d5656b3b8 kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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