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RHSA-2011:0162: kernel security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2011:0162: kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/29/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/25/2011
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 Alan Cox for reporting CVE-2010-4242; VegardNossum for reporting CVE-2010-4249; Vasiliy Kulikov for reportingCVE-2010-3876; Kees Cook for reporting CVE-2010-4072; and Dan Rosenberg forreporting CVE-2010-4073, CVE-2010-4075, CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4083, andCVE-2010-4158.This update also fixes the following bugs: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-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

References

  • 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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