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RHSA-2001:130: New kernel 2.2 packages are available

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RHSA-2001:130: New kernel 2.2 packages are available

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/18/2001
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

A vulnerability has been found in the ptrace code of the kernel (ptrace is the part that allows program debuggers to run) that could be abused by local users to gain root privileges.

 

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-boot
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-enterprise
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-ibcs
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-jensen
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-pcmcia-cs
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-source
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-utils

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