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RHSA-2010:0842: kernel security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2010:0842: kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/26/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/26/2010
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:Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook for reporting CVE-2010-2962 andCVE-2010-2803; Ben Hawkes for reporting CVE-2010-3081 and CVE-2010-3301;Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-3442, CVE-2010-3705, CVE-2010-3904,and CVE-2010-3437; and Robert Swiecki for reporting CVE-2010-3079.This update also fixes several bugs. Documentation for these bug fixes willbe available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in theReferences section.Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backportedpatches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for thisupdate to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-bootwrapper
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-i686
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-ppc64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-s390x
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-firmware
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-perf

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