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tinysofa alert TSSA-2004-011 (kernel)

From:  tinysofa Security Team <security@tinysofa.org>
To:  bugtraq@securityfocus.com
Subject:  TSSA-2004-011 - kernel
Date:  Mon, 21 Jun 2004 01:16:01 +1000

=========================================================================== _ |_ . _ _ _ (_ _ |_ | | ) \/ _) (_) | (_| / Security Advisory #2004-011 Package name: kernel Summary: Denial Of Service Advisory ID: TSSA-2004-011 Date: 2004-06-18 Affected versions: tinysofa enterprise server 1.0 tinysofa enterprise server 1.0-U1 Immune versions: tinysofa enterprise server 1.0-U2 =========================================================================== Security Fixes ============== Description ----------- kernel: * Linux kernel [0] 2.4.2x and 2.6.x for x86 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash), possibly via an infinite loop that triggers a signal handler with a certain sequence of fsave and frstor instructions. This problem has been assigned the name CAN-2004-0554 [1] by the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project. This problem was first reported by Øyvind Sæther [2]. References ---------- [0] http://www.kernel.org/ [1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0554 [2] http://linuxreviews.org/news/2004-06-11_kernel_crash/index.html Recommended Action ================== We recommend that all systems with these packages installed be upgraded. Please note that if you do not need the functionality provided by this package, you may want to remove it from your system. Location ======== All tinysofa updates are available from <URI:http://http.tinysofa.org/pub/tinysofa/updates/> <URI:ftp://ftp.tinysofa.org/pub/tinysofa/updates/> Automatic Updates ================= Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically installed using 'swup --upgrade'. Questions? ========== Check out our mailing lists: <URI:http://www.tinysofa.org/support/> Verification ============ This advisory is signed with the tinysofa security sign key. This key is available from: <URI:http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0xAEDCBB4B> All tinysofa packages are signed with the tinysofa stable sign key. This key is available from: <URI:http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x0F1240A2> The advisory is available from the tinysofa errata database at <URI:http://www.tinysofa.org/support/errata/> or directly at <URI:http://www.tinysofa.org/support/errata/2004/011.html> MD5sums Of The Packages ======================= f946d5730ca05552c2e4558c30f85385 kernel-2.4.26-7ts.i586.rpm f6830e8c4fabd1fe2ca6f10ba51d470f kernel-BOOT-2.4.26-7ts.i586.rpm a2514654659e6d5a3bf3070122ad5ebe kernel-doc-2.4.26-7ts.i586.rpm f1b166ec413f2bea0e6b8cb3f59cf6d8 kernel-firewall-2.4.26-7ts.i586.rpm bba4b058793545867b5ef0ba76beea89 kernel-firewallsmp-2.4.26-7ts.i586.rpm 3c318967fee6b34cfb453d64ab7dbaeb kernel-smp-2.4.26-7ts.i586.rpm 5f3ded94047616a0f5dec63fcb227d81 kernel-source-2.4.26-7ts.i586.rpm ad6419eca94eec034503558e75318663 kernel-utils-2.4.26-7ts.i586.rpm -- tinysofa Security Team <security at tinysofa dot org>


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