FEDORA-2015-c15f00eb95

security update in Fedora 22 for kernel

Status: stable 3 years ago

The 4.2.3 stable rebase contains a number of new features and important bug fixes across the tree and improved hardware support.

kernel-4.2.3-200.fc22

  • Linux v4.2.3
  • CVE-2015-5156 virtio-net: bug overflow with large fraglist (rhbz 1243852 1266515)

Reboot Required

After installing this update it is required that you reboot your system to ensure the changes supplied by this update are applied properly.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2015-c15f00eb95

Comments 25

This update has been submitted for testing by jforbes.

This update has been pushed to testing.

Personal LAMP and mail server running GNOME. All OK.

karma: +1

See bug #1083853.

karma: -1 critpath: -1

This bug is over a year old, it certainly wouldn't be a regression in this update.

@jforbes: Never seen this bug (#1083853) on any of my hardware before, so it is a regression from my perspective.

this update fixes #1268037

thank you!

karma: +1

critpath: +1 #1268037: +1

Works fine here on both laptop and desktop system.

karma: +1 critpath: +1

works for me on desktop and servers

karma: +1

Working fine on a qcore i7 MacMini 6,2 used as desktop

karma: +1 critpath: +1

boots fine on my 64bit PC

karma: +1

Works fine on laptop (AMD E-450) and desktop (Core i3 with AMD GPU).

karma: +1

critpath: +1

works fine for me

karma: +1 critpath: +1

Behaving normally. x86_64, AMD Kabini

karma: +1 critpath: +1

works for me

karma: +1 critpath: +1

Seems to have a regression in Intel driver, see bug 1241197

karma: -1

No issues

karma: +1 critpath: +1

iscsi target is broken with MS initiator. see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1271812

karma: -1

critpath: -1

No regressions noted.

karma: +1 critpath: +1

works for me

karma: +1

works for me.

karma: +1

This update has been submitted for stable by jforbes.

This update has been pushed to stable.

Content Type
RPM
Status
stable
Test Gating
Submitted by
Update Type
security
Update Severity
unspecified
Karma
+12
stable threshold: 3
unstable threshold: -3
Autopush
Disabled
Dates
submitted 3 years ago
in testing 3 years ago
in stable 3 years ago

Related Bugs 4

00 #1243852 CVE-2015-5156 kernel: buffer overflow with fraglist larger than MAX_SKB_FRAGS + 2 in virtio-net
00 #1265978 [dvb] si2168 driver smashes stack on firmware load
00 #1266515 CVE-2015-5156 kernel: buffer overflow with fraglist larger than MAX_SKB_FRAGS + 2 in virtio-net [fedora-all]
00 #1268037 Headphone port doesn't work with a Lenovo ThinkPad T550 + Lenovo Pro Dock

Automated Test Results

Test Cases

00 Test Case kernel regression