[SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: kernel-3.1.1-2.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-11-15 23:44:45

Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 3.1.1
Release     : 2.fc16
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:

Security update to fix CVE-2011-4131 and CVE-2011-4132

* Mon Nov 14 2011 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com> 3.1.1-2
- CVE-2011-4131: nfs4_getfacl decoding kernel oops (rhbz 753236)
- CVE-2011-4132: jbd/jbd2: invalid value of first log block leads to oops (rhbz 753346)
* Fri Nov 11 2011 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com>
- Use the same naming scheme as rawhide for -stable RC kernels
  (e.g. 3.1.1-0.rc1.1 instead of 3.1.1-1.rc1)
* Fri Nov 11 2011 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com> 3.1.1-1
- Linux 3.1.1
* Fri Nov 11 2011 John W. Linville <linville at redhat.com>
- Remove overlap between bcma/b43 and brcmsmac and reenable bcm4331
* Thu Nov 10 2011 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com>
- Sync samsung-laptop driver with what's in 3.2 (rhbz 747560)
* Wed Nov  9 2011 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 3.1.1-1.rc1
- Linux 3.1.1-rc1
- Comment out merged patches, will drop when release is final:
* Wed Nov  9 2011 John W. Linville <linville at redhat.com>
- Backport brcm80211 from 3.2-rc1
* Tue Nov  8 2011 Neil Horman <nhorman at redhat.com>
- Add msi irq ennumeration per device in sysfs (rhbz 752176)
* Mon Nov  7 2011 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add two patches to fix mac80211 issues (rhbz 731365)
* Thu Nov  3 2011 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add commits queued for 3.2 for elantech driver (rhbz 728607)
- Fix crash when setting brightness via Fn keys on ideapads (rhbz 748210)
* Wed Nov  2 2011 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add patch to fix oops when removing wmi module (rhbz 706574)

  [ 1 ] Bug #753236 - CVE-2011-4131 kernel: nfs4_getfacl decoding kernel oops [fedora-all]
  [ 2 ] Bug #753346 - CVE-2011-4132 kernel: jbd/jbd2: invalid value of first log block leads to oops [fedora-all]

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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