Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060575
RHSA-2006:0575: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4 (Important)  

New features introduced in this update include:
* Device Mapper mirroring support
* IDE diskdump support
* x86, AMD64 and Intel EM64T: Multi-core scheduler support enhancements
* Itanium: perfmon support for Montecito
* much improved support for IBM x460
* AMD PowerNow! patches to support Opteron Rev G
* Vmalloc support > 64MB
The following device drivers have been upgraded to new versions:
ipmi: 33.11 to 33.13 ib_mthca: 0.06 to 0.08 bnx2: 1.4.30 to 1.4.38 bonding: 2.6.1 to 2.6.3 e100: 3.4.8-k2-NAPI to 3.5.10-k2-NAPI e1000: 6.1.16-k3-NAPI to 7.0.33-k2-NAPI sky2: 0.13 to 1.1 tg3: 3.43-rh to 3.52-rh ipw2100: 1.1.0 to git-1.1.4 ipw2200: 1.0.0 to git-1.0.10 3w-9xxx: 2.26.02.001 to 2.26.04.010 ips: 7.10.18 to 7.12.02 iscsi_sfnet: 4:0.1.11-2 to 4:0.1.11-3 lpfc: 0:8.0.16.18 to 0:8.0.16.27 megaraid_sas: 00.00.02.00 to 00.00.02.03-RH1 qla2xxx: 8.01.02-d4 to 8.01.04-d7 qla6312: 8.01.02-d4 to 8.01.04-d7 sata_promise: 1.03 to 1.04 sata_vsc: 1.1 to 1.2 ibmvscsic: 1.5.5 to 1.5.6 ipr: 2.0.11.1 to 2.0.11.2
Added drivers:
dcdbas: 5.6.0-2 sata_mv: 0.6 sata_qstor: 0.05 sata_uli: 0.5 skge: 1.1 stex: 2.9.0.13 pdc_adma: 0.03
This update includes fixes for the security issues:
* a flaw in the USB devio handling of device removal that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-3055, moderate)
* a flaw in the ACL handling of nfsd that allowed a remote user to bypass ACLs for readonly mounted NFS file systems (CVE-2005-3623, moderate)
* a flaw in the netfilter handling that allowed a local user with CAP_NET_ADMIN rights to cause a buffer overflow (CVE-2006-0038, low)
* a flaw in the IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries strnlen_user() function that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) or to retrieve random kernel data (CVE-2006-0456, important)
* a flaw in the keyctl functions that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) or to read sensitive kernel memory (CVE-2006-0457, important)
* a flaw in unaligned accesses handling on Itanium processors that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2006-0742, important)
* a flaw in SELinux ptrace logic that allowed a local user with ptrace permissions to change the tracer SID to a SID of another process (CVE-2006-1052, moderate)
* an info leak on AMD-based x86 and x86_64 systems that allowed a local user to retrieve the floating point exception state of a process run by a different user (CVE-2006-1056, important)
* a flaw in IPv4 packet output handling that allowed a remote user to bypass the zero IP ID countermeasure on systems with a disabled firewall (CVE-2006-1242, low)
* a minor info leak in socket option handling in the network code (CVE-2006-1343, low)
* a flaw in the HB-ACK chunk handling of SCTP that allowed a remote user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2006-1857, moderate)
* a flaw in the SCTP implementation that allowed a remote user to cause a denial of service (deadlock) (CVE-2006-2275, moderate)
* a flaw in the socket buffer handling that allowed a remote user to cause a denial of service (panic) (CVE-2006-2446, important)
* a flaw in the signal handling access checking on PowerPC that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) or read arbitrary kernel memory on 64-bit systems (CVE-2006-2448, important)
* a flaw in the netfilter SCTP module when receiving a chunkless packet that allowed a remote user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2006-2934, important)
There were several bug fixes in various parts of the kernel. The ongoing effort to resolve these problems has resulted in a marked improvement in the reliability and scalability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Create Date: 2006-08-10 Last Update Date: 2008-03-20

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

References

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Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304026. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304025. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-smp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-largesmp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304010 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-smp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575017. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-smp is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-xenU-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304009 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-smp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575015. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-hugemem-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-smp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-hugemem-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575009. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-largesmp is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-smp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304007 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-largesmp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575011. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-hugemem is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-hugemem-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-hugemem is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575007. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-hugemem is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575005. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575003. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575001. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-largesmp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575013. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-largesmp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-xenU is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304008 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : kernel earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL is currently running
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575019. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel earlier than 0:2.6.9-42.EL is set to boot up on next boot
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060575020. Please see help for possible reasons

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