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    Fedora: kernel 2.6.6 Denial of service vulnerability

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    This update includes a fix for the local denial of service as described inlinuxreviews.org.
    
    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2004-171
    2004-06-14
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    Product     : Fedora Core 2
    Name        : kernel
    Version     : 2.6.6                      
    Release     : 1.435                  
    Summary     : The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system)
    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.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    This update includes a fix for the local DoS as described in 
    https://linuxreviews.org/news/2004-06-11_kernel_crash/index.html
    
    
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    This update can be downloaded from:
       https://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/2/
    
    7911beaaaebd0f0b175e6f217e9acf84  SRPMS/kernel-2.6.6-1.435.src.rpm
    876c5a354f3e7cb44fd79cf374758d3a  i386/kernel-2.6.6-1.435.i586.rpm
    881fb37eacfa931235724307f0ab5b5b  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.6-1.435.i586.rpm
    80cd19520dda218a08f7a37e128b1745  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.6-1.435.i586.rpm
    385a65874dcef2dcc6b6488e703c175b  i386/kernel-2.6.6-1.435.i686.rpm
    c9307a6741f2b6580c822cfac61606bd  i386/kernel-smp-2.6.6-1.435.i686.rpm
    9c72ec4596765783f56da1a5254d6d43  i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.6-1.435.i686.rpm
    cdcabfe1dcd782e0bcd4d61a01adabeb  i386/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.6-1.435.noarch.rpm
    a3fdbf9364d171a71517cfdb4fcf2725  i386/kernel-doc-2.6.6-1.435.noarch.rpm
    e66994ba35098dc2f667df234331faae  x86_64/kernel-2.6.6-1.435.x86_64.rpm
    f1051db2f7efa8e2b4b4ef753f6bc966  x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.6-1.435.x86_64.rpm
    ef0e3bed79ef92da3c0ce793a576b5db  x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.6-1.435.x86_64.rpm
    cdcabfe1dcd782e0bcd4d61a01adabeb  x86_64/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.6-1.435.noarch.rpm
    a3fdbf9364d171a71517cfdb4fcf2725  x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.6-1.435.noarch.rpm
    
    This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
    launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.
    
    

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