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RHSA-2012:0007: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2012:0007: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/27/2012
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-2011-1020, andClement Lecigne for reporting CVE-2011-4330.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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