[ATrpms-devel] Re: New Kernels
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Mon Jun 28 09:09:45 CEST 2004
On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 04:16:51PM -0700, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> They've been there for a few days now, but I've been in the middle of a huge
> office move at work. We're just winding that down, and I thought I should get
> out the formal announcement:
> There are updated kernels for Red Hat Linux 7.3, 8.0 and 9 now on ATrpms, both
> as-Red-Hat-would-have-made-them (more or less) and the typical
> XFS/v4l2/etc-enhanced ATrpms kernels, based off the new Red Hat-ish kernel.
> Kernel modules for all of the flavors are also available.
> Stuff from the changelog:
> - Fix e1000 ethtool patch for proper 128b instead of 32b.
> (Back-ported from FC1 errata kernel 1.2194)
> - Fix memory leak in kernel/fork.c. (CAN-2004-0427)
> - Numerous userspace pointer reference bugs found with the sparse
> tool by Al Viro. (CAN-2004-0495)
> - Fix e1000 driver information leak. (CAN-2004-0535)
> - Fix local DoS in "clear_cpu()" macro. (CAN-2004-0554)
> - Fix information leak in cpufreq userspace ioctl. (CAN-2004-0228)
> - Fix for C1 Halt Disconnect problem on nForce2 systems.
> - Fix potential local denial of service in sb16 driver (CAN-2004-0178)
> - Fix information leak in JFS (CAN-2004-0181)
> - Add range checking to i810_dma() in DRM driver.
> - Make ioctl(FBIOGETCMAP) use copy_to_user() rather than memcpy()
> - Fix possible buffer overflow in panic() (CAN-2004-0394)
> Get 'em while they're hot. I'm already running these kernels without a problem
> on several production machines at work, ranging from single PIII systems to
> quad-proc Xeon systems, no problems whatsoever.
Many thanks, Jarod!!!
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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