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RHSA-2010:0178: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 kernel security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2010:0178: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/31/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/06/2010
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linuxoperating system.This update fixes the following security issues:These updated packages also include several hundred bug fixes for andenhancements to the Linux kernel. Space precludes documenting each of thesechanges in this advisory and users are directed to the Red Hat EnterpriseLinux 5.5 Release Notes for information on the most significant of thesechanges:http://www.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5.5/html/Release_Notes/Also, for details concerning every bug fixed in and every enhancement addedto the kernel for this release, refer to the kernel chapter in the Red HatEnterprise Linux 5.5 Technical Notes:http://www.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5.5/html/Technical_Notes/kernel.htmlAll Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 users are advised to install these updatedpackages, which address these vulnerabilities as well as fixing the bugsand adding the enhancements noted in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5Release Notes and Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for thisupdate to take effect.

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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