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RHSA-2011:0004: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2011:0004: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/22/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/13/2011
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 Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-3442,CVE-2010-4161, and CVE-2010-4083; Thomas Pollet for reportingCVE-2010-3865; Brad Spengler for reporting CVE-2010-3858; Nelson Elhage forreporting CVE-2010-3880; Alan Cox for reporting CVE-2010-4242; and VasiliyKulikov for reporting CVE-2010-3876.This update also fixes several bugs and adds an enhancement. Documentationfor the bug fixes and the enhancement will be available shortly from theTechnical Notes document, linked to in the References section.Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backportedpatches to correct these issues, and fix the bugs and add the enhancementnoted in the Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this updateto 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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