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Fedora alert FEDORA-2009-10639 (kernel)

From:  updates@fedoraproject.org
To:  fedora-package-announce@redhat.com
Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: kernel-2.6.30.9-90.fc11
Date:  Tue, 27 Oct 2009 06:48:07 +0000
Message-ID:  <20091027064807.2DF3C10F88B@bastion2.fedora.phx.redhat.com>
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2009-10639 2009-10-21 00:10:43 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : kernel Product : Fedora 11 Version : 2.6.30.9 Release : 90.fc11 URL : http://www.kernel.org/ Summary : The Linux kernel 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. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: Update to kernel 2.6.30.9. Upstream change logs: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6... Also fixes: - Kernel stack randomization bug - NULL dereference in r128 driver - ftrace memory corruption on module unload - boot hanging on some systems - some latency problems caused by scheduler bugs -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Sat Oct 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-90 - Fix null deref in r128 (F10#487546) * Sat Oct 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-89 - Keyboard and mouse fixes from 2.6.32 (#522126) * Sat Oct 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-88 - Scheduler wakeup patch, fixes high latency on wakeup (sched-update-the-clock-of-runqueue-select-task-rq-selected.patch) * Fri Oct 16 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-87 - Fix uninitialized data leak in netlink (CVE-2009-3612) * Thu Oct 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-86 - AX.25 security fix (CVE-2009-2909) * Thu Oct 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-85 - Disable CONFIG_USB_STORAGE_CYPRESS_ATACB because it causes failure to boot from USB disks using Cypress bridges (#524998) * Tue Oct 13 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-84 - Copy libata drive detection fix from 2.6.31.4 (#524756) * Tue Oct 13 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-83 - Networking fixes taken from 2.6.31-stable * Tue Oct 13 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-82 - Fix boot hang with ACPI on some systems. * Mon Oct 12 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-81 - Critical ftrace fixes: ftrace-use-module-notifier-for-function-tracer.patch ftrace-check-for-failure-for-all-conversions.patch tracing-correct-module-boundaries-for-ftrace_release.patch * Thu Oct 8 2009 Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-80 - ppc: compile nvidiafb as a module only, nvidiafb+nouveau = bang! (rh#491308) * Wed Oct 7 2009 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-78 - Disable IRQSOFF tracer. (Adds unnecessary overhead when unused) * Wed Oct 7 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-77 - eCryptfs fixes taken from 2.6.31.2 (fixes CVE-2009-2908) * Tue Oct 6 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-76 - fix race in forcedeth network driver (#526546) * Tue Oct 6 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-75 - x86: Don't leak 64-bit reg contents to 32-bit tasks. * Tue Oct 6 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-74 - ACPI EC bug fixes taken from kernel 2.6.32 (#492699, #525681) * Mon Oct 5 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-73 - Linux 2.6.30.9 * Sun Oct 4 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-72.rc3 - Copy stack randomization fix from 2.6.31.2 (F10#526882) * Sun Oct 4 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-71.rc3 - Linux 2.6.30.9-rc3 - Drop merged upstream patches: linux-2.6-cifs-reenable-lanman-security.patch kvm-guest-fix-bogus-wallclock-physical-address-calculation.patch kvm-mmu-make-__kvm_mmu_free_some_pages-handle-empty-list.patch kvm-vmx-check-cpl-before-emulating-debug-register-access.patch kvm-vmx-fix-cr8-exiting-control-clobbering-by-ept.patch kvm-x86-disallow-hypercalls-for-guest-callers-in-rings-0.patch linux-2.6-kvm-revert-x86-check-for-cr3-validity.patch * Fri Oct 2 2009 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-70 - Add linux-2.6-virtio-net-refill-on-out-of-memory.patch, from 2.6.31 to prevent page allocation failures in guests. (#520119) * Mon Sep 28 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-69 - Add linux-2.6-kvm-revert-x86-check-for-cr3-validity.patch, from 2.6.32-rc, fixes bug #525743 * Mon Sep 28 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-68 - Drop sched-disable-NEW-FAIR-SLEEPERS-for-now.patch, reported to cause problems on 2.6.30. * Sat Sep 26 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-67 - Scheduler fixes cherry-picked from 2.6.32 * Sat Sep 26 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-66 - Backport "appletalk: Fix skb leak when ipddp interface is not loaded" (fixes CVE-2009-2903) * Sat Sep 26 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-65 - KVM fixes from 2.6.31.1, including fix for CVE-2009-3290 * Fri Sep 25 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-64 - Fix serious CFQ performance regression. * Fri Sep 25 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-63 - Disable the GEM graphics manager on i686 PAE kernels (fixes modesetting on Intel graphics.) * Fri Sep 25 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-62 - Fix breakage in hostap driver (#522269) * Thu Sep 24 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-61 - Backport the cpuidle-faster-io fix from Fedora 12 to fix I/O performance problems when reading/writing multiple disks. * Thu Sep 24 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.8-60 - Linux 2.6.30.8 * Thu Sep 24 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.7-59 - Disable sound powersave by default; it still pops when playing sounds. (#523836) * Wed Sep 16 2009 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes@redhat.com> 2.6.30.7-58 - Revert virtio_blk to rotational mode. (#509383) * Tue Sep 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.7-57 - Linux 2.6.30.7 * Tue Sep 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.7-56.rc1 - Fix CIFS security flags mask broken in 2.6.30 (#523173) * Tue Sep 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.7-55.rc1 - Fix cpufreq lockdep warnings (#522685) * Sat Sep 12 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.7-54.rc1 - 2.6.30.7-rc1 - Drop patches merged in -stable: linux-2.6-slub-fix-destroy-by-rcu.patch * Thu Sep 10 2009 Dennis Gilmore <dennis@ausil.us> 2.6.30.6-53 - kgdb only works on sparc64 smp kernels so disable on the up one and enable on the smp one - update to 256 cpus supported on sparc64 smp * Wed Sep 9 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.6-52 - Add linux-2.6-slub-fix-destroy-by-rcu.patch (fixes bug in 2.6.30.4) * Wed Sep 9 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.6-51 - 2.6.30.6 - Drop patches merged in -stable: do_sigaltstack-avoid-copying-stack_t-as-a-structure-to-userspace.patch linux-2.6-x86-dont-send-ipi-to-empty-set-cpus.patch linux-2.6-bitmap-make-ops-return-result.patch linux-2.6-x86-dont-call-send-ipi-mask-with-empty-mask.patch linux-2.6-clone-fix-race-between-copy-process-and-de-thread.patch linux-2.6-kthreads-fix-kthread-create-vs-kthread-stop.patch linux-2.6-xen-x86-dont-probe-if-apics-are-disabled.patch * Tue Sep 8 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-50 - Disable Amiga One support to fix powerpc coherency bug (#521703) * Fri Sep 4 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-49 - Fix build system getting confused during firmware install. * Fri Sep 4 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-48 - Added additional fixes needed for #514787: linux-2.6-ppc64-vs-broadcom-lmb-no-init-*.patch - Fix up lirc patch context so it applies. * Wed Sep 2 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod@redhat.com> - Make it possible to rmmod lirc_zilog w/o it hanging indefinitely - Add transmit support (via port 2 only) on 1st-gen mceusb transceiver * Tue Sep 1 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-46 - Fix yet another Xen boot crash (#520517) * Tue Sep 1 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-45 - Refresh lirc patches, add new lirc_ene0100 driver - Fix up hdpvr driver for use with modular i2c so that lirc_zilog can actually bind to it - Make lirc_zilog IR transmit and receive work on the hdpvr - Fix audio on PVR-500 when used in same system as HVR-1800 (#480728) * Fri Aug 28 2009 David Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse@intel.com> - Enable Solos DSL driver * Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-43 - Don't load the floppy driver automatically: linux-2.6-defaults-die-floppy-die.patch * Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-42 - Fix stackprotector problems with Xen on x86_64. - Disable stackprotector on i386 until 32-bit Xen gets fixed. * Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-41 - linux-2.6-kthreads-fix-kthread-create-vs-kthread-stop.patch: fix race in kthreads. * Thu Aug 27 2009 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-40 - xen: Fix guest crash when trying to debug. (#458385) * Thu Aug 27 2009 John W. Linville <linville@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-39 - zd1211rw: adding 083a:e503 as a ZD1211B device (#518538) * Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-38 - Fix string overflows found by stackprotector: hda-check-strcpy-length.patch linux-2.6-v4l-dvb-af9015-fix-stack-corruption.patch * Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-37 - Fix race in clone() syscall. * Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-36 - Fix hangs on older x86 systems with 440*X chipsets. * Fri Aug 21 2009 David Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse@intel.com> - Fix b43 on iMac G5 (#514787) * Tue Aug 18 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> - Backport several upstream commits 52dec22e739eec8f3a0154f768a599f5489048bd to improve mmap_min_addr. - CVE-2009-2847: do_sigaltstack: avoid copying 'stack_t' as a structure to user space * Mon Aug 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-32 - Change config options: CONFIG_SCSI_DEBUG=m CONFIG_PCI_MSI_DEFAULT_ON=y * Mon Aug 17 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-31 - Fix flub in prior lirc patch update that resulted in no lirc drivers getting built * Sun Aug 16 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-29 - Linux 2.6.30.5 * Fri Aug 14 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> 2.6.30.5-28.rc2 - Linux 2.6.30.5-rc2 - Dropped drm-intel-tv-fix.patch, merged in -stable now. * Wed Aug 12 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> - drm-no-gem-on-i8xx.patch: fix misspelled IS_8XX & IS_I845G, sigh. * Wed Aug 12 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> - DRM patch sync-up with F-11-2.6.29.y, ABI probably isn't right yet though... - drm-modesetting-radeon.patch - drm-nouveau.patch - drm-no-gem-on-i8xx.patch - drm-i915-resume-force-mode.patch - drm-intel-big-hammer.patch - drm-intel-gen3-fb-hack.patch - drm-intel-hdmi-edid-fix.patch - drm-modesetting-radeon-fixes.patch - drm-radeon-new-pciids.patch - drm-dont-frob-i2c.patch - drm-intel-tv-fix.patch - drm-radeon-cs-oops-fix.patch - drm-pnp-add-resource-range-checker.patch - drm-i915-enable-mchbar.patch - The rest were merged upstream. * Wed Aug 12 2009 John W. Linville <linville@redhat.com> - iwlwifi: fix TX queue race * Mon Aug 10 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> - Patch sync-up with F-11-2.6.29.y: - linux-2.6-x86-delay-tsc-barrier.patch - linux-2.6-fs-cifs-fix-port-numbers.patch - linux-2.6-kvm-skip-pit-check.patch - linux-2.6.29-xen-disable-gbpages.patch - linux-2.6-virtio_blk-dont-bounce-highmem-requests.patch - linux-2.6-drivers-char-low-latency-removal.patch - linux-2.6-serial-add-txen-test-param.patch - linux-2.6-input-wacom-bluetooth.patch - linux-2.6-defaults-saner-vm-settings.patch - linux-2.6-mm-lru-evict-streaming-io-pages-first.patch - linux-2.6-mm-lru-report-vm-flags-in-page-referenced.patch - linux-2.6-mm-lru-dont-evict-mapped-executable-pages.patch - linux-2.6-utrace.patch - linux-2.6-utrace-ftrace.patch - linux-2.6-tracehook.patch * Mon Aug 10 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod@redhat.com> - Add tunable pad threshold support to lirc_imon - Blacklist all iMON devices in usbhid driver so lirc_imon can bind - Add new device ID to lirc_mceusb (#512483) - Enable IR transceiver on the HD PVR * Wed Aug 5 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> - Update to released 2.6.30.4. - Drop now-unneeded upstream reverts. * Wed Jul 29 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> - Linux 2.6.30.4-rc1 * Mon Jul 27 2009 Neil Horman <nhorman@redhat.com> - Backport xfrm gc_thresh export code (bz 503124) * Fri Jul 24 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> - CONFIG_DEFAULT_MMAP_MIN_ADDR=65536 [i386 x86_64], 4096 elsewhere, as per defconfigs. - Blat patches from other tag, now to rebase fixes, splat in the changelog, and tag it for building. * Fri Jul 24 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> - Copy over release configs from devel-2.6.30 tag. - Fix up some spec deviations. * Fri Jul 24 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> - Linux 2.6.30.3 rebase for Fedora 11. - Fedora 11 2.6.29 branch is on tag private-fedora-11-2_6_29_6. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #524124 - CVE-2009-3290 kernel: KVM: x86: Disallow hypercalls for guest callers in rings > 0 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=524124 [ 2 ] Bug #528868 - CVE-2009-3612 kernel: tcf_fill_node() infoleak due to typo in 9ef1d4c7 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528868 [ 3 ] Bug #522331 - CVE-2009-2903 kernel: appletalk: denial of service when handling IP tunnelled over DDP datagrams https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522331 [ 4 ] Bug #527534 - CVE-2009-2908 kernel ecryptfs NULL pointer dereference https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=527534 [ 5 ] Bug #528887 - CVE-2009-2909 kernel: ax25 stack overflow https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528887 [ 6 ] Bug #526788 - CVE-2009-2910 kernel: x86_64 32 bit process register leak https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=526788 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update kernel' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/. All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at http://fedoraproject.org/keys -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ Fedora-package-announce mailing list Fedora-package-announce@redhat.com http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-package-ann...


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