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RHSA-2015:1272: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2015:1272: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/27/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/07/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linuxoperating system.Red Hat would like to thank Andy Lutomirski for reporting the CVE-2014-8133issue, and Nadav Amit for reporting the CVE-2015-0239 issue.This update fixes several hundred bugs and adds numerous enhancements.Refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 Release Notes for information onthe most significant of these changes, and the following Knowledgebasearticle for further information:https://access.redhat.com/articles/1466073All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to correct these issues and add theseenhancements. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • 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
  • redhat-upgrade-perf-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-python-perf
  • redhat-upgrade-python-perf-debuginfo

References

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • 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
  • redhat-upgrade-perf-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-python-perf
  • redhat-upgrade-python-perf-debuginfo

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