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RHSA-2008:0972: kernel security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2008:0972: kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2009
Modified
08/04/2020

Description

arch/s390/kernel/ptrace.c in Linux kernel 2.6.9, and other versions before 2.6.27-rc6, on s390 platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via the user-area-padding test from the ptrace testsuite in 31-bit mode, which triggers an invalid dereference.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-hugemem
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-hugemem-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-largesmp
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-largesmp-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-smp-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-xenu
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-xenu-devel

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