Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2008:246)


Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel : The chip_command function in drivers/media/video/tvaudio.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.25.x before, 2.6.26.x before, and 2.6.27.x before allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and OOPS) via unknown vectors. (CVE-2008-5033) Stack-based buffer overflow in the hfs_cat_find_brec function in fs/hfs/catalog.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or system crash) via an hfs filesystem image with an invalid catalog namelength field, a related issue to CVE-2008-4933. (CVE-2008-5025) Additionally, added enhancements for a newer revision of Nokia models 6300, XpressMusic 5200, 5610 and 7610, the support for the ub USB module was disabled, added fixes for the Wake On LAN feature of the r8169 module, added fixes for suspend and resume on the i915 module, added ALSA fixes for Intel HDA, added workaround for a bug on iwlagn, added the m5602 driver, fixed a crash on the ppscsi module, added fixes to the uvcvideo module. To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at : http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate