[SECURITY] Fedora 14 Update: kernel-

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-10-28 05:05:01

Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     :
Release     : 48.fc14
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.

Update Information:

Fix several important security issues.

Also fixes suspend on some systems with TPM chips, enables additional Ricoh SDHC adapters, and fixes a problem with the error message printed when an Intel IOMMU gets disabled.

* Fri Oct 22 2010 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com>
- drm-i915-sanity-check-pread-pwrite.patch;
   fix CVE-2010-2962, arbitrary kernel memory write via i915 GEM ioctl
- kvm-fix-fs-gs-reload-oops-with-invalid-ldt.patch;
   fix CVE-2010-3698, kvm: invalid selector in fs/gs causes kernel panic
- v4l1-fix-32-bit-compat-microcode-loading-translation.patch;
   fixes CVE-2010-2963, v4l: VIDIOCSMICROCODE arbitrary write
* Fri Oct 22 2010 Kyle McMartin <kyle at redhat.com>
- tpm-autodetect-itpm-devices.patch: Auto-fix TPM issues on various
  laptops which prevented suspend/resume.
- depessimize-rds_copy_page_user.patch: Fix CVE-2010-3904, local
  privilege escalation via RDS protocol.

  [ 1 ] Bug #637688 - CVE-2010-2962 kernel: arbitrary kernel memory write via i915 GEM ioctl
  [ 2 ] Bug #642465 - CVE-2010-2963 kernel: v4l: VIDIOCSMICROCODE arbitrary write
  [ 3 ] Bug #639879 - CVE-2010-3698 kvm: invalid selector in fs/gs causes kernel panic
  [ 4 ] Bug #642896 - CVE-2010-3904 RDS sockets local privilege escalation

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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