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RHSA-2011:1479: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2011:1479: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/12/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2011
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 Yogesh Sharma for reporting CVE-2011-3363;Peter Huewe for reporting CVE-2011-1162; Clement Lecigne for reportingCVE-2011-2203; and Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting CVE-2011-2494.This update also fixes several bugs and adds one enhancement. Documentationfor these changes will be available shortly from the Technical Notesdocument 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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