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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: kernel-3.1.6-1.fc16
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Friday 23rd December 2011 22:19:52 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-17381
2011-12-23 03:10:05
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 3.1.6
Release     : 1.fc16
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:

Restore the route cache garbage collector. Recent kernels could fill and
exhaust their neighbour cache.  Update to latest 3.1.6 stable release
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Dec 21 2011 Dave Jones  3.1.6-1
- Linux 3.1.6
* Wed Dec 21 2011 John W. Linville  
- Apply some iwlwifi regression fixes not in the 3.2-rc6 wireless snapshot
- Turn-off with_backports for s390x
* Wed Dec 21 2011 Dave Jones  3.1.5-11
- Reinstate the route cache garbage collector.
* Wed Dec 21 2011 John W. Linville  
- Revise compat-wireless configuration
- Enable with-backports by default
- Update compat-wireless snaptshot from verstion 3.2-rc6-3
* Tue Dec 20 2011 Dave Jones  3.1.5-10
- Delay after aborting command in tpm_tis (rhbz #746097)
* Tue Dec 20 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Backport upstream fix for b44_poll oops (rhbz #741117)
- Include crtsaves.o for ppc64 as well (rhbz #769415)
- Drop EDID headers patch from 751589 for now (rhbz #769103)
* Mon Dec 19 2011 Kyle McMartin  - 3.1.5-8
- Add versioned Obsoletes and Provides for kernel-tools -> perf, hopefully
  this should allow upgrades from kernel-tools to perf+kernel-tools in
rawhide
  from F-16.
* Mon Dec 19 2011 Dave Jones 
- x86, dumpstack: Fix code bytes breakage due to missing KERN_CONT
* Fri Dec 16 2011 Ben Skeggs  - 3.1.5-7
- Add patch to do a better job of dealing with busted EDID headers
(rhbz#751589)
* Thu Dec 15 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]> - 3.1.5-6
- Add patch to fix Intel wifi regression in 3.1.5 (rhbz 767173)
* Thu Dec 15 2011 Dave Jones  - 3.1.5-5
- Change configfs to be built-in. (rhbz 767857)
* Thu Dec 15 2011 Dave Jones  - 3.1.5-4
- Disable Intel IOMMU by default.
* Tue Dec 13 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Remove extraneous settings and enable Radeon KMS for powerpc (via Will
Woods)
* Mon Dec 12 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add patch from Jeff Layton to fix suspend with NFS (rhbz #717735)
- Backport ALPS touchpad patches from input/next branch (rhbz #590880)
* Fri Dec  9 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]> 3.1.5-1
- Linux 3.1.5
* Thu Dec  8 2011 Chuck Ebbert  3.1.5-0.rc2.1
- Linux 3.1.5-rc2
- Drop obsolete changelog, set rcrev and gitrev to 0 so they're
  less distracting.
- Fix wrong link speed on some sky2 network adapters (rhbz #757839)
* Thu Dec  8 2011 Ben Skeggs  3.1.5-0.rc1.2
- nouveau: fix accel on GF108 and enable on GF108/GF110
* Wed Dec  7 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Linux 3.1.5-rc1
- Comment out merged patches:
  xfs-Fix-possible-memory-corruption-in-xfs_readlink.patch
  rtlwifi-fix-lps_lock-deadlock.patch
* Tue Dec  6 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Disable uas until someone can fix it (rhbz #717633)
* Tue Dec  6 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add reworked pci ASPM patch from Matthew Garrett
* Mon Dec  5 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Only print the apm_cpu_idle message once (rhbz #760341)
* Mon Dec  5 2011 Dave Jones 
- Switch from -Os to -O2
* Thu Dec  1 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Apply patch to revert mac80211 scan optimizations (rhbz #731365)
- Disable the existing brcm80211 staging drivers (rhbz #759109)
* Wed Nov 30 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Include commit 3940d6185 from JJ Ding in elantech.patch
* Tue Nov 29 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add patch to fix deadlock in rtlwifi (rhbz #755154)
- Drop drm-intel-make-lvds-work.patch (rhbz #731296)
* Mon Nov 28 2011 Chuck Ebbert  3.1.4-1
- Linux 3.1.4
* Mon Nov 28 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Fix IRQ error preventing load of cciss module (rhbz#754907)
* Mon Nov 28 2011 Ben Skeggs  3.1.3-2
- nouveau: fix two instances of an oops in ttm clear() (rhbz#751753)
* Sun Nov 27 2011 Chuck Ebbert  3.1.3-1
- Linux 3.1.3
* Wed Nov 23 2011 Chuck Ebbert  3.1.3-0.rc1.1
- Linux 3.1.3-rc1
- Comment out merged patches:
  usb-add-quirk-for-logitech-webcams.patch
  ip6_tunnel-copy-parms.name-after-register_netdevice.patch
* Tue Nov 22 2011 Chuck Ebbert  3.1.2-1
- Linux 3.1.2
* Sat Nov 19 2011 Chuck Ebbert  3.1.2-0.rc1.1
- Linux 3.1.2-rc1
* Wed Nov 16 2011 John W. Linville 
- Add compat-wireless as an option for kernel build
* Tue Nov 15 2011 Dave Jones 
- mm: Do not stall in synchronous compaction for THP allocations
* Tue Nov 15 2011 Dave Jones 
- Backport asus-laptop changes from 3.2 (rhbz 754214)
* Mon Nov 14 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Patch from Joshua Roys to add rtl8192* to modules.networking (rhbz
753645)
- Add patch for wacom tablets for Bastien Nocera (upstream 3797ef6b6)
- Add patch to fix ip6_tunnel naming (rhbz 751165)
- Quite warning in apm_cpu_idle (rhbz 753776)
* Mon Nov 14 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]> 3.1.1-2
- CVE-2011-4131: nfs4_getfacl decoding kernel oops (rhbz 753236)
- CVE-2011-4132: jbd/jbd2: invalid value of first log block leads to oops
(rhbz 753346)
* Fri Nov 11 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Use the same naming scheme as rawhide for -stable RC kernels
  (e.g. 3.1.1-0.rc1.1 instead of 3.1.1-1.rc1)
* Fri Nov 11 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]> 3.1.1-1
- Linux 3.1.1
* Fri Nov 11 2011 John W. Linville 
- Remove overlap between bcma/b43 and brcmsmac and reenable bcm4331
* Thu Nov 10 2011 Chuck Ebbert 
- Sync samsung-laptop driver with what's in 3.2 (rhbz 747560)
* Wed Nov  9 2011 Chuck Ebbert  3.1.1-1.rc1
- Linux 3.1.1-rc1
- Comment out merged patches, will drop when release is final:
   ums-realtek-driver-uses-stack-memory-for-DMA.patch
   epoll-fix-spurious-lockdep-warnings.patch
   crypto-register-cryptd-first.patch
   add-macbookair41-keyboard.patch
   powerpc-Fix-deadlock-in-icswx-code.patch
   iwlagn-fix-ht_params-NULL-pointer-dereference.patch
   mmc-Always-check-for-lower-base-frequency-quirk-for-.patch
   media-DiBcom-protect-the-I2C-bufer-access.patch
   media-dib0700-protect-the-dib0700-buffer-access.patch
   WMI-properly-cleanup-devices-to-avoid-crashes.patch
   mac80211-fix-remain_off_channel-regression.patch
   mac80211-config-hw-when-going-back-on-channel.patch
* Wed Nov  9 2011 John W. Linville 
- Backport brcm80211 from 3.2-rc1
* Tue Nov  8 2011 Neil Horman 
- Add msi irq ennumeration per device in sysfs (rhbz 752176)
* Mon Nov  7 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add two patches to fix mac80211 issues (rhbz 731365)
* Thu Nov  3 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add commits queued for 3.2 for elantech driver (rhbz 728607)
- Fix crash when setting brightness via Fn keys on ideapads (rhbz 748210)
* Wed Nov  2 2011 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Add patch to fix oops when removing wmi module (rhbz 706574)
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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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