Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20080314
RHBA-2008:0314: Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 (None)  

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.
General Kernel Feature Support:
* rebase xen packages to version 3.1.2 * performance improvements and bug fixes for GFS2 * update utrace support * add eCryptfs support * add NFS server support for 32-bit clients, and 64-bit inodes * add memory accounting in UDP * add RFC 4303 compliant auditing support * add new algorithms and interfaces in IPsec * add authenc in crypto library
General Platform Support:
* update on-demand governor driver * enable config options for IPMI panic handling * add HDMI support for AMD and ATI integrated chipsets * update OFED support to v1.3 * update FireWire support to latest upstream * eliminate erroneous PCI Rom warning messages * add support to offline CPU when realtime processes are running
Architecture Specific Support:
x86, AMD64, Intel(R) 64:
* add support of pci=norom boot parameter to disable p2p rom window * enable pci=bfsort * increase boot command line size to 2048 for 64-bit architectures * add event based profiling support to AMD Greyhound systems * add Intel Dynamic Acceleration Technology
Intel(R) 64:
* add CMCI for hot-plugged processors * remove Intel(R) 64 stack hard limit of DEFAULT_USER_STACK_SIZE * add zonelist order sysctl/boot option on NUMA systems
64-bit PowerPC:
* add OProfile support to IBM Cell/B.E. platforms * update PMI driver for Cell blades * enable support of FB_RADEON driver for IBM Power6 blades * update ehea driver to latest upstream * add Scaled Processor Utilization of Resources Register SPURR support * boot Cell blades with more than 2GB memory * improve watchpoint support in GDB for power platform * improve hugepage allocation with memory-less nodes * add SLB shadow buffer support
IBM System z:
* add large page support to IBM System z * add IBM eServer zSeries HiperSockets MAC layer routing and IP packet support * add IBM z/VM monitor stream state 2 application support * add support for IBM z/VM DIAG 2FC for HYPFS * add AF_IUCV Protocol support on BSD socket interface * add dynamic CHPID reconfiguration support via SCLP
New Driver Support or Driver Updates:
Miscellaneous Driver Updates:
* add R500/R600 drm driver (X11 deccelerator driver) support * add trust computing/trust platfrom module * add support for Realtek ALC888S codec
Network Driver Updates:
* add bnx2x driver for Broadcom 10GbE hardware * add dm9601 driver support for DAVICOM's ZT6688 * update bnx2, e1000, e1000e, tg3, forcedeth, igb, ixgb, and cxgb3 drivers * add WEXT scan capabilities to wireless extensions API * update mac80211/iwl4965 infrastructure * update cfg80211 driver to support mac80211/iwl4965 * update ixgbe driver to support new Intel 10GbE hardware * add r8169 driver support for Realtek 8111c and 8101e loms * update bonding, netxen, and ioatdma driver
Storage Driver Updates:
* update aic94xx, areca, aacraid, cciss, ibmvSCSI driver * update ipr driver to add dual SAS RAID controller support * add iSCSI Boot Firmware Table tool support * update qla2xxx, mpt-fusion, lpfc, stex, megaraid_sas * update firmwire for Qlogic 25xxx * update SATA driver and infrastructure * add SB800/SB700/SB600 SATA/LAN support * add DRAC4 hotplug support * add hotplug docking support for some laptops * add uevent, and kobject to device mapper infrastructure for xDR/GDPs * update device mapper support
For a comprehensive list of kernel-related updates, refer to the latest version of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 release notes on:
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 users are advised to upgrade to these packages, which apply these kernel updates.
Create Date: 2008-05-20 Last Update Date: 2008-05-21

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331005. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-PAE is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314024. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-PAE is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314023. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-PAE-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314022. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-PAE-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314021. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-xen-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314020. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-xen-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314019. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-xen is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314018. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-xen is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314017. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314016. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314015. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314014. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-debug is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314013. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314012. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-kdump-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314011. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314010. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314009. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314008. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314007. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314005. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314006. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-debug-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314003. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314004. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314002. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.18-92.el5
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20080314001. Please see help for possible reasons

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