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Trustix Secure Linux TSLSA-2004-01 - kernel



TSLSA-2004-01 - kernel

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Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2004-0001

Package name:      kernel
Summary:           mremap fix
Date:              2004-01-05
Affected versions: TSL 2.0

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Package description:
  The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of your
  Trustix Secure Linux operating system.  The kernel handles the basic
  functions of the operating system:  memory allocation, process allocation,
  device input and output, etc.


Problem description:
  The kernel packages prior to this update suffers from a bug in the mremap
  function. This issue is fixed in this update. We have also fixed some minor
  bugs in the structure of the packages.


Action:
  We recommend that all systems with this package installed be upgraded.


Location:
  All TSL updates are available from
   
   


About Trustix Secure Linux:
  Trustix Secure Linux is a small Linux distribution for servers. With focus
  on security and stability, the system is painlessly kept safe and up to
  date from day one using swup, the automated software updater.


Automatic updates:
  Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically
  installed using 'swup --upgrade'.


Public testing:
  Most updates for Trustix are made available for public testing some time
  before release.
  If you want to contribute by testing the various packages in the
  testing tree, please feel free to share your findings on the
  tsl-discuss mailinglist.
  The testing tree is located at
   

  You may also use swup for public testing of updates:
  
  site {
      class = 0
      location = "http://tsldev.trustix.org/cloud/rdfs/latest.rdf" 
      regexp = ".*"
  }
  

Questions?
  Check out our mailing lists:
   


Verification:
  This advisory along with all TSL packages are signed with the TSL sign key.
  This key is available from:
   

  The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at
   
  or directly at
   .txt>


MD5sums of the packages:
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21778052346a0cf581056c4d4fdd9fed  ./srpms/kernel-2.4.23-3tr.src.rpm
d4c33e78d6d445419c0375cf847d01f0  ./rpms/kernel-utils-2.4.23-3tr.i586.rpm
48ff81d9a03a77e4f875c5a7260e8001  ./rpms/kernel-source-2.4.23-3tr.i586.rpm
ffdccc0e67d07cd8f0af89e7bc6c6f27  ./rpms/kernel-smp-2.4.23-3tr.i586.rpm
38566364225adfc7c007d42f50d8cdc3  ./rpms/kernel-firewallsmp-2.4.23-3tr.i586.rpm
8c04b18da1337768187b72aa624bc196  ./rpms/kernel-firewall-2.4.23-3tr.i586.rpm
d73cb52aa25892d9eab03090f5ec6cd2  ./rpms/kernel-doc-2.4.23-3tr.i586.rpm
7206d43149f8fa1b23d31dfa18387e08  ./rpms/kernel-BOOT-2.4.23-3tr.i586.rpm
97cbc7221af8904515eb728eeae34eeb  ./rpms/kernel-2.4.23-3tr.i586.rpm
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TSL Security Team

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