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RHSA-2010:0704: kernel security update

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RHSA-2010:0704: kernel security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/24/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/30/2010
Modified
08/13/2020

Description

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linuxoperating system.This update fixes the following security issue:Red Hat would like to thank Ben Hawkes for reporting this issue.Red Hat is aware that a public exploit for this issue is available. Referto Knowledgebase article DOC-40265 for further details:https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-40265Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backportedpatch to correct this issue. The system must be rebooted for this update totake 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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