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RHSA-2008:0129: kernel security update

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RHSA-2008:0129: kernel security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/12/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/10/2008
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linuxoperating system.A flaw was found in vmsplice. An unprivileged local user could use thisflaw to gain root privileges. (CVE-2008-0600)Red Hat is aware that a public exploit for this issue is available. Thisissue did not affect the Linux kernels distributed with Red Hat EnterpriseLinux 2.1, 3, or 4.Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 users are advised to upgrade to these updatedpackages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel

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