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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 15 Update: kernel-2.6.40.6-0.fc15
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Wednesday 5th October 2011 23:59:09 UTC (over 5 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-13809
2011-10-05 03:12:12
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 2.6.40.6
Release     : 0.fc15
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.

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Update Information:

Update to the latest stable 3.0.6 kernel release.
This includes fixes for CVEs 2011-1161, 2011-1162, and 2011-3191
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Oct  3 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]> 2.6.40.6-0
- Linux 3.0.6 stable release
* Mon Oct  3 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]> 2.6.40.4-6
- Add patch to fix PIE execution when ASLR is disabled at runtime (rhbz
708563)
* Thu Sep 29 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Backport two upstream patches to fix rhbz 700718
* Wed Sep 28 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Backport upstream block patch to try and fix a number of oopses we're
seeing
  with USB drive removals
- Update usb-add-quirk-for-logitech-webcams.patch (rhbz 742010)
* Tue Sep 27 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Backport support for Samsung n150 class machines (rhbz 496975)
* Mon Sep 26 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Fix breakage of Apple MagicMouse/Trackpad (rhbz #714381)
* Fri Sep 23 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add patch to fix 1 second delay from MD driver during shutdown (rhbz
740645)
- CVE-2011-1161 CVE-2011-1162: tpm: infoleaks
* Thu Sep 22 2011 Dennis Gilmore 
- build a vmlinux image on sparc64
* Thu Sep 15 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- CVE-2011-3191: cifs: fix possible memory corruption in CIFSFindNext
* Wed Sep  7 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add patch to fix oops when linking entities in ucvideo (rhbz 735437)
* Wed Aug 31 2011 Dave Jones 
- Reinstate some conflicts: that disappeared during the rebase (rhbz
710646)
* Tue Aug 30 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]> 2.6.40.4-5
- Fix kconfig error in patch for rhbz 606017
* Tue Aug 30 2011 Chuck Ebbert  2.6.40.4-4
- Fix unsafe pointer access in sendmsg/sendmmsg
* Tue Aug 30 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add patch to fix rhbz 606017
* Mon Aug 29 2011 Chuck Ebbert  2.6.40.4-3
- Linux 3.0.4
* Sat Aug 27 2011 Dave Jones 
- Fix get_gate_vma usage in 32bit NX emulation.
* Fri Aug 26 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Add fixes for cifs mount oopses (rhbz#727927 rhbz#731278 rhbz#732934)
* Thu Aug 25 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Reduce severity of host bridge window conflict warnings (rhbz#729652)
* Thu Aug 25 2011 Chuck Ebbert  2.6.40.3-2
- Add patches queued for 3.0.4
- Comment out xen-blkfront-name-adjust.patch, now queued for -stable
* Thu Aug 25 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- VFS: Fix automount for negative autofs dentries (rhbz#719607)
* Thu Aug 25 2011 Ben Skeggs 
- nouveau: add patch fixing ttm issues that lead to oopses/corruption
(rhbz#699551)
* Wed Aug 24 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Automate the kernel version faking.
* Tue Aug 23 2011 Ben Skeggs 
- nouveau: pull patches from 3.1 to fix some suspend/hibernate problems
(rhbz#730582)
* Mon Aug 22 2011 Dave Jones 
- Revert 'iwlwifi: advertise max aggregate size'. (rhbz 708747)
* Mon Aug 22 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Update to 3.0.3-final
* Mon Aug 22 2011 Dave Jones 
- Avoid false quiescent states in rcutree with CONFIG_RCU_FAST_NO_HZ. (rhbz
577968)
* Fri Aug 19 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add patch to fix race between cryptd and aesni (rhbz 721002)
* Wed Aug 17 2011 Dennis Gilmore 
- add patch to correctly initialise usb on trimslice systems
- build in usb-storage on tegra, internal ssd on trimslice is connected to
usb
* Tue Aug 16 2011 Dennis Gilmore 
- add patch to work around gcc bug on arm
* Mon Aug 15 2011 Dave Jones  2.6.40.3-0
- Apply patches from 3.0.3-rc1
* Mon Aug 15 2011 Dave Jones 
- Apply patches from 3.0.2
* Mon Aug 15 2011 Dave Jones 
- CVE-2011-2905 perf tools may parse user-controlled config file. (rhbz
729809)
* Sat Aug 13 2011 Dave Jones 
- Apply patches from 3.0.2rc1
* Thu Aug 11 2011 Dennis Gilmore 
- add config for arm tegra devices
- setup kernel to build omap image (patch from David Marlin)
- setup kernel to build tegra image based on omap work
- add arm device tree patches
* Thu Aug 11 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add munged together patch for rhbz 729269
* Thu Aug 11 2011 Dave Jones 
- Fix Xen blk device naming (rhbz 729340)
* Tue Aug  9 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add Makefile.config and ARM config changes from David Marlin
* Tue Aug  9 2011 Dave Jones 
- ptrace_report_syscall: check if TIF_SYSCALL_EMU is defined
* Tue Aug  9 2011 Dave Jones 
- Enable CONFIG_SAMSUNG_LAPTOP (rhbz 729363)
* Tue Aug  9 2011 Dave Jones   2.6.40.1-2
- Fix stray block put after queue teardown (rhbz 728872)
* Sun Aug  7 2011 Dave Jones 
- Utrace fixes. (rhbz 728379)
* Fri Aug  5 2011 Dave Jones   2.6.40.1-1
- Revert f16-only change that made IPV6 built-in.
* Fri Aug  5 2011 Dave Jones 
- Final 3.0.1 diff.
* Thu Aug  4 2011 Dave Jones 
- Drop neuter_intel_microcode_load.patch (rhbz 690930)
* Wed Aug  3 2011 Dave Jones 
- iwlagn: check for !priv->txq in iwlagn_wait_tx_queue_empty (rhbz 728044)
* Wed Aug  3 2011 Dave Jones 
- Apply patches from patch-3.0.1-rc1
* Wed Aug  3 2011 John W. Linville 
- Disable CONFIG_BCMA since no driver currently uses it (rhbz 727796)
* Wed Aug  3 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- rt2x00: Add device ID for RT539F device. (rhbz 720594)
- Add patch to fix backtrace in cdc_ncm driver (rhbz 720128)
- Add patch to fix backtrace in usm-realtek driver (rhbz 720054)
* Tue Aug  2 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Fix epoll recursive lockdep warnings (rhbz 722472)
* Tue Aug  2 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add patch to fix HFSPlus filesystem mounting (rhbz 720771)
* Tue Aug  2 2011 Dave Jones 
- Change USB_SERIAL_OPTION back to modular. (rhbz 727680)
* Tue Aug  2 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]> 2.6.40-5
- Add change from Yanko Kaneti to get the rt2x00 drivers in
modules.networking
  (rhbz 708314)
* Fri Jul 29 2011 Dave Jones  2.6.40-4
- Re-add utrace, which got accidentally dropped during the rebase.
* Thu Jul 28 2011 Dave Jones  2.6.40-3
- Fix module-init-tools conflict:
* Thu Jul 28 2011 Dave Jones  2.6.40-2
- fix crash in scsi_dispatch_cmd()
* Thu Jul 28 2011 Dave Jones  2.6.40-1
- Turn off debugging options. (make release)
* Tue Jul 26 2011 Dave Jones  2.6.40-0
- Rebase to final 3.0 (munge to 2.6.40-0)
* Thu Jun 30 2011 Kyle McMartin  2.6.40-0.rc5.git0.1
- More than meets the eye, it's Linux 3.0-rc5 in disguise.
* Mon Jun 27 2011 Dave Jones 
- Disable CONFIG_CRYPTO_MANAGER_DISABLE_TESTS, as this also disables FIPS
(rhbz 716942)
* Thu Jun 23 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc4.git3.1
- Linux 3.0-rc4-git3
- Drop linux-3.0-fix-uts-release.patch, and instead just perl the Makefile
- linux-2.6-silence-noise.patch: fix context
- iwlagn-fix-dma-direction.patch: fix DMAR errors (for me at least)
* Wed Jun 22 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc4.git0.2
- Re-enable debuginfo generation. Thanks to Richard Jones for noticing...
no
  wonder builds had been so quick lately.
* Tue Jun 21 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc4.git0.1
- Linux 3.0-rc4 (getting closer...)
* Fri Jun 17 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc3.git6.1
- Update to 3.0-rc3-git6
* Fri Jun 17 2011 Dave Jones 
- drop qcserial 'compile fix' that was just duplicating an include.
- drop struct sizeof debug patch. (no real value. not upstreamable)
- drop linux-2.6-debug-always-inline-kzalloc.patch.
  Can't recall why this was added. Can easily re-add if deemed necessary.
* Fri Jun 17 2011 Kyle McMartin 
- linux-2.6-defaults-pci_no_msi.patch: drop, haven't toggled the default
  in many moons.
- linux-2.6-defaults-pci_use_crs.patch: ditto.
- linux-2.6-selinux-mprotect-checks.patch: upstream a while ago.
- drm-i915-gen4-has-non-power-of-two-strides.patch: drop buggy bugfix
- drop some more unapplied crud.
- We haven't applied firewire patches in a dogs age.
* Fri Jun 17 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc3.git5.1
- Try updating to a git snapshot for the first time in 3.0-rc,
  update to 3.0-rc3-git5
- Fix a subtle bug I introduced in 3.0-rc1, "patch-3." is 9 letters, not
10.
* Thu Jun 16 2011 Kyle McMartin 
- Disable mm patches which had been submitted against 2.6.39, as Rik
reports
  they seem to aggravate a VM_BUG_ON. More investigation is necessary.
* Wed Jun 15 2011 Kyle McMartin 
- Conflict with pre-3.2.1-5 versions of mdadm. (#710646)
* Wed Jun 15 2011 Kyle McMartin 
- Build in aesni-intel on i686 for symmetry with 64-bit.
* Tue Jun 14 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc3.git0.3
- Fix libdm conflict (whose bright idea was it to give subpackages
differing
  version numbers?)
* Tue Jun 14 2011 Kyle McMartin 
- Update to 3.0-rc3, add another conflicts to deal with 2 digit
  versions (libdm.)
- Simplify linux-3.0-fix-uts-release.patch now that SUBLEVEL is optional.
- revert-ftrace-remove-unnecessary-disabling-of-irqs.patch: drop upstreamed
  patch.
- drm-intel-eeebox-eb1007-quirk.patch: ditto.
- ath5k-disable-fast-channel-switching-by-default.patch: ditto.
* Thu Jun  9 2011 Kyle McMartin 
- ath5k-disable-fast-channel-switching-by-default.patch (rhbz#709122)
  (korgbz#34992) [a99168ee in wireless-next]
* Thu Jun  9 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc2.git0.2
- rhbz#710921: revert-ftrace-remove-unnecessary-disabling-of-irqs.patch
* Wed Jun  8 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc2.git0.1
- Update to 3.0-rc2, rebase utsname fix.
- Build IPv6 into the kernel for a variety of reasons
  (http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/kernel/2011-June/003105.html)
* Mon Jun  6 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc1.git0.3
- Conflict with module-init-tools older than 3.13 to ensure the
  3.0 transition is handled correctly.
* Wed Jun  1 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc1.git0.2
- Fix utsname for 3.0-rc1
* Mon May 30 2011 Kyle McMartin  3.0-0.rc1.git0.1
- Linux 3.0-rc1 (won't build until module-init-tools gets an update.)
* Mon May 30 2011 Kyle McMartin 
- Trimmed changelog, see fedpkg git for earlier history.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #708563 - 2.6.38.6-27.fc15.x86_64 kernel doesn't work with PIE
when ASLR is disabled
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=708563
  [ 2 ] Bug #700718 - [abrt] kernel: WARNING: at
arch/x86/kernel/dumpstack_64.c:129 dump_trace+0x2b9/0x305()
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700718
  [ 3 ] Bug #742010 - Logitech WebCam C300 microphone produces squeaky
"chipmunk" audio
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742010
  [ 4 ] Bug #496975 - gnome-power-manager: "Cannot get laptop panel
brightness"
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496975
  [ 5 ] Bug #714381 - Kernel 2.6.38.8 breaks Apple Magic Mouse and Trackpad
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714381
  [ 6 ] Bug #740645 - md driver imposes an unconditional 1 second sleep in
the shutdown path
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740645
  [ 7 ] Bug #735437 - Kernel stops working since version 2.6.40-x | kernel
BUG at drivers/media/media-entity.c:346!
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735437
  [ 8 ] Bug #710646 - raid 10 PV not being assembled within dracut
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710646
  [ 9 ] Bug #708777 - Using USB hard drive WDBAAA500ASL (My Passport) the
O.S. freezes when "Safely remove drive" is selected.
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=708777
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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/.

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