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openSUSE-SU-2010:0634-1 (critical): kernel: security and bugfix update to 2.6.34.7
  • From: opensuse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 20:08:24 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <20100917180824.660D7BE37@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
openSUSE Security Update: kernel: security and bugfix update to 2.6.34.7
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2010:0634-1
Rating: critical
References: #600948 #628604 #632309 #633543 #633581 #635862
#636112 #637436
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.3
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An update that contains security fixes can now be
installed. It includes one version update.

Description:

The openSUSE 11.3 kernel was updated to versiuon 2.6.34.7.
It fixes lots of bugs and security issues.

A major regression in handling some USB Input devices (Mice
and Keyboard) introduced by the previous update was fixed.

Fixed lots of bugs in the ATH5K wireless driver.

Following security issues were fixed: CVE-2010-3078: A XFS
stack memory information disclosure was fixed.

CVE-2010-2954: A NULL pointer dereference in the IRDA stack
was fixed, which could lead to kernel crashes.

CVE-2010-2959: A privilege escalation possibility in the
CAN bus protocol module can_bcm was fixed.

CVE-2010-2942: Several memory leaks in the net scheduling
code were fixed.

CVE-2010-2803: Fixed kernel memory information leaks from
DRM ioctls.


Special Instructions and Notes:

Please reboot the system after installing this update.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch kernel-3105

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.34.7]:

kernel-debug-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-debug-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-default-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-default-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-default-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-desktop-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-desktop-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-desktop-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-ec2-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-ec2-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-ec2-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-ec2-extra-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-syms-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-trace-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-trace-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-trace-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-vanilla-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-vanilla-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-vanilla-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-xen-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-xen-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
preload-kmp-default-1.1_k2.6.34.7_0.2-19.1.2
preload-kmp-desktop-1.1_k2.6.34.7_0.2-19.1.2

- openSUSE 11.3 (noarch) [New Version: 2.6.34.7]:

kernel-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-source-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-source-vanilla-2.6.34.7-0.2.2

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586) [New Version: 2.6.34.7]:

kernel-pae-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-pae-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-pae-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-vmi-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-vmi-base-2.6.34.7-0.2.2
kernel-vmi-devel-2.6.34.7-0.2.2


References:

https://bugzilla.novell.com/600948
https://bugzilla.novell.com/628604
https://bugzilla.novell.com/632309
https://bugzilla.novell.com/633543
https://bugzilla.novell.com/633581
https://bugzilla.novell.com/635862
https://bugzilla.novell.com/636112
https://bugzilla.novell.com/637436


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