Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 769911
CVE-2011-4127 kernel: possible privilege escalation via SG_IO ioctl [fedora-all]
Last modified: 2012-01-24 14:58:12 EST
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It seems Linus doesn't want to take the patches for 3.2 at all. I'm somewhat inclined to agree for now.
The patches went into what will be 3.3, so they will be picked up when rawhide is rebased.
Paolo sent backported patches to the stable branches, but they missed the 3.1.10 cutoff (will be in 3.2.2 from what I saw). I've applied them to the F15/F16 branches.
kernel-3.2.1-3.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
kernel-188.8.131.52-3.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing kernel-184.108.40.206-3.fc15'
as soon as you are able to, then reboot.
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kernel-3.2.1-3.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
kernel-220.127.116.11-3.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.