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Moderately critical

SUSE update for kernel

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Description


SUSE has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes some vulnerabilities and weaknesses, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions, gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information and to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and by malicious people to disclose certain system information, potentially to bypass certain security restrictions and to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

For more information:
SA18487
SA19083
SA19078
SA19639
SA19495
SA19724
SA19402
SA19357
SA19664
SA19709
SA19926
SA19868
SA19869
SA19990

Note: An error in which NFS clients can be crashed by long symlinks from a NFS server has also been fixed.


Solution:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Original Advisory:
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006-05-31.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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