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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: kernel-3.4.0-1.fc17
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Thursday 7th June 2012 02:34:03 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-8824
2012-06-03 22:46:01
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 3.4.0
Release     : 1.fc17
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:

The 3.4 kernel contains a large number of bug fixes
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ChangeLog:

* Sat Jun  2 2012 Justin M. Forbes <[email protected]> 3.4.0-1
- Linux 3.4
- Stable queue updates
* Wed May 30 2012 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- CVE-2012-2390 huge pages: memory leak on mmap failure (rhbz 824352
824345)
* Fri May 25 2012 Mauro	Carvalho Chehab	
- Don't	manually customise tuners/frontends (rhbz 825203)
* Thu May 24 2012 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- CVE-2012-2372 mm: 32bit PAE pmd walk vs populate SMP race (rhbz 822821
822825)
* Wed May 23 2012 Adam Jackson 
- drm-i915-lvds-dual-channel.patch: Scrape dual-channel-ness for LVDS out
  of the VBT, rather than just making things up. (#819343)
* Mon May 21 2012 Justin M. Forbes <[email protected]> 3.3.7-1
- Linux 3.3.7
- Disable CONFIG_RELOCATABLE for 32bit builds. Turn back on for 3.4
* Fri May 18 2012 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Additional fixes for CVE-2011-4131 (rhbz 822874 822869)
* Thu May 17 2012 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Fix rtlwifi async firmware load race condition (rhbz 822120)
- Enable cpu_idle drivers for ppc64/pseries (requested by Ben
Herrenschmidt)
* Wed May 16 2012 Dennis Gilmore 
- set arch for arm kernel to VEXPRESS allows v7 emulation
- enable SMP everywhere but disable on kirkwood as its up only
* Wed May 16 2012 Justin M. Forbes <[email protected]> 3.3.6-3
- fix rtl8187: ->brightness_set can not sleep (rhbz 795176)
* Wed May 16 2012 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Update the vgaarb patches to pick up a small switcheroo fix from airlied
* Tue May 15 2012 Dennis Gilmore 
- add patch to setup usb correctly on beagleboards
- allows networking to work
* Tue May 15 2012 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Fixup atl1c register programming (rhbz 749276)
* Mon May 14 2012 Justin M. Forbes <[email protected]> 3.3.6-1
- Linux 3.3.6
* Mon May 14 2012 Josh Boyer <[email protected]>
- Enable DRM_VIA again per Adam Jackson
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #824345 - CVE-2012-2390 kernel: huge pages: memory leak on mmap
failure
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824345
  [ 2 ] Bug #822821 - CVE-2012-2373 kernel: mm: read_pmd_atomic: 32bit PAE
pmd walk vs pmd_populate SMP race condition
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=822821
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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/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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