system environment/kernel

kernel - The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system)

License: GPLv2
Vendor: Scientific Linux
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.


kernel-2.6.18-419.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Radomir Vrbovsky (2017-02-22):
- [net] dccp: Use AF-independent rebuild_header routine (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [1424751]
- [net] dccp: fix freeing skb too early for IPV6_RECVPKTINFO (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [1424633] {CVE-2017-6074}
- [redhat] kernel.spec.template: disable autoloading for dccp proto (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [1425177]
kernel-2.6.18-417.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2016-11-19):
- [virt] hv: do not lose pending heartbeat vmbus packets (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [1391167]
- [net] Fix use after free in the recvmmsg exit path (Davide Caratti) [1390044] {CVE-2016-7117}
kernel-2.6.18-416.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2016-10-26):
- [mm] Fix Privilege escalation via MAP_PRIVATE (Larry Woodman) [1385112] {CVE-2016-5195}
kernel-2.6.18-409.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2016-02-12):
- [fs] ext4: limit group search loop for non-extent files (Lukas Czerner) [1301100]
- [fb] vm: convert fb_mmap to vm_iomap_memory() helper (Jacob Tanenbaum) [1035240] {CVE-2013-2596}
- [s390] add dummy io_remap_pfn_range() to asm-s390/pgtable.h (Jacob Tanenbaum) [1035240] {CVE-2013-2596}
- [mm] vm: add vm_iomap_memory() helper function (Jacob Tanenbaum) [1035240] {CVE-2013-2596}
- [sched] prevent division by zero x->cpu_power (Denys Vlasenko) [1209728]
- [xen] x86: fully ignore segment override for register-only ops (Mateusz Guzik) [1200373] {CVE-2015-2151}
kernel-2.6.18-408.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2015-12-11):
- [net] udp: fix behavior of wrong checksums (Denys Vlasenko) [1240757] {CVE-2015-5364 CVE-2015-5366}
- [net] ipv6/udp: Use correct var to determine non-blocking cond (Denys Vlasenko) [1240757] {CVE-2015-5364 CVE-2015-5366}
- [net] SNMP: Restore Udp6InErrors incrementation (Denys Vlasenko) [1240757] {CVE-2015-5364 CVE-2015-5366}
kernel-2.6.18-406.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2015-05-01):
- [fs] pipe: fix pipe corruption and iovec overrun on partial copy (Mateusz Guzik) [1203787] {CVE-2015-1805}
kernel-2.6.18-404.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2015-03-06):
- [infiniband] core: Prevent integer overflow in ib_umem_get (Doug Ledford) [1179353] {CVE-2014-8159}
kernel-2.6.18-402.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2015-01-08):
- [block] virtio: Reset device after blk_cleanup_queue() (Stefan Hajnoczi) [1006536]
- [block] virtio: Call del_gendisk() before disable guest kick (Stefan Hajnoczi) [1006536]
- [block] virtio: Drop unused request tracking list (Stefan Hajnoczi) [1006536]
- [fs] cifs: setfacl removes part of ACL when setting POSIX ACLs (Sachin Prabhu) [1105625]
- [fs] splice: perform generic write checks (Eric Sandeen) [1155908] {CVE-2014-7822}
- [fs] ext4: verify block bitmap (Lukas Czerner) [1034403]
- [fs] ext4: fix type declaration of ext4_validate_block_bitmap (Lukas Czerner) [1034403]
- [fs] ext4: error out if verifying the block bitmap fails (Lukas Czerner) [1034403]
- [x86] traps: stop using IST for #SS (Petr Matousek) [1172809] {CVE-2014-9322}
kernel-2.6.18-400.1.1.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2014-12-14):
- [x86] traps: stop using IST for #SS (Petr Matousek) [1172809] {CVE-2014-9322}
kernel-2.6.18-400.el5.i686 [19.8 MiB] Changelog by Alexander Gordeev (2014-10-17):
- [net] bridge: disable snooping if there is no querier (Frantisek Hrbata) [902454]
- [s390] kernel: sysinfo: convert /proc/sysinfo to seqfile (Alexander Gordeev) [1131283]
- [net] netlink: verify permisions of socket creator (Jiri Benc) [1094266] {CVE-2014-0181}
- [net] netlink: store effective caps at socket() time (Jiri Benc) [1094266] {CVE-2014-0181}
- [net] netlink: Rename netlink_capable netlink_allowed (Jiri Benc) [1094266] {CVE-2014-0181}
- [net] netlink: Fix permission check in netlink_connect() (Jiri Benc) [1094266] {CVE-2014-0181}
- [net] netlink: fix possible spoofing from non-root processes (Jiri Benc) [1094266] {CVE-2014-0181}
- [net] netlink: Make NETLINK_USERSOCK work again (Jiri Benc) [1094266] {CVE-2014-0181}
- [net] netlink: fix for too early rmmod (Jiri Benc) [1094266] {CVE-2014-0181}

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