URGENT !!! : [USN-464-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Thilo Six T.Six at gmx.de
Sun May 27 08:31:37 UTC 2007


Thilo Six wrote the following on 26.05.2007 23:27
> Hello
>
> The kernel security update [USN-464-1] is missing s.th.
>
> $ sudo aptitude show linux-generic | grep depend
> Depends: linux-image-generic, linux-restricted-modules-generic
>
> $ sudo aptitude show linux-image-generic | grep depen
> Depends: linux-image-2.6.20-15-generic
>                             ^^
>
> from USN:
> Ubuntu 7.04:
>   linux-image-2.6.20-16-generic            2.6.20-16.28
>                      ^^
>
> $ sudo aptitude update
> $ aptitude dist-upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Reading extended state information
> Initializing package states... Done
> Building tag database... Done
> No packages will be installed, upgraded, or removed.
> 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 0B will be used.
>
> $ apt-cache policy linux-generic
> linux-generic:
>   Installed: 2.6.20.15.14
>   Candidate: 2.6.20.15.14
>
> $ apt-cache policy linux-image-generic
> linux-image-generic:
>   Installed: 2.6.20.15.14
>   Candidate: 2.6.20.15.14
>
> HTH Thilo

What is was trying to say is the upgrade path is broken.

BUT

now i
$ aptitude install linux-image-2.6.20-16-generic

and now nvidia is broken !!
<---------------------------------------------------------
$ tail /var/log/Xorg.0.log
(II) NVIDIA(0):     enabled.

(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module!
(EE) NVIDIA(0):  *** Aborting ***
(II) UnloadModule: "nvidia"
(II) UnloadModule: "ramdac"
(II) UnloadModule: "fb"
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
--------------------------------------------------------->

$ uname --all
Linux ub2 2.6.20-16-generic #2 SMP Wed May 23 01:46:23 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

bye Thilo
-- 
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- some friend of mine

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