[SECURITY] Fedora 15 Update: kernel-

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-06-03 05:02:51

Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     :
Release     : 30.fc15
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:

Update to kernel

Also update nouveau and radeon graphics drivers to the latest upstream versions.


* Fri May 27 2011 Ben Skeggs <bskeggs at redhat.com>
- nouveau: minor fixes for various issues from upstream
- nv40 modesetting fix (rhbz#708235)
- nv50+ support for LVDS panels using SPWG spec (blank/corrupt screen fixes)
- nva3+ pm clock get/set fixes
* Wed May 25 2011 Dave Airlie <airlied at redhat.com>
- drm-radeon-update2.patch: more radeon updates + cayman accel support
* Tue May 24 2011 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin at redhat.com>
- hid-multitouch: add support for elo touchsystems panels (requested
  by hadess, backported from hid-next)
- bluetooth: add support for more ath3k devices (Ditto.)
* Mon May 23 2011 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com>
- Linux
- Eliminate hangs when using frequent high-order allocations
* Fri May 20 2011 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com>
- Linux
- Fix up context in utrace-ptrace.patch
- Revert radeon patches already in our radeon update:
- Drop merged patches:
- Fix stalls on AMD Sempron notebooks (#704059)
* Fri May 13 2011 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin at redhat.com>
- [fabbione@] Fix a deadlock when using hp_sw with an HP san.
  (7a1e9d82 upstream)
* Wed May 11 2011 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com>
- Fix Intel IPS driver so it doesn't run continuously (#703511)
* Tue May 10 2011 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin at redhat.com>
- [sgruszka@] iwlwifi: add {ack,plpc}_check module parameters (#666646)
* Tue May 10 2011 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com>
- Linux (no functional changes from
- Drop merged patches:

  [ 1 ] Bug #703011 - CVE-2011-1770 kernel: dccp: handle invalid feature options length
  [ 2 ] Bug #695976 - CVE-2011-1577 kernel: corrupted GUID partition tables can cause kernel oops

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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