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Moderately critical

Red Hat update for kernel

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Release Date:  2008-02-01    Views:  17,468

Secunia Advisory SA28748

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Manipulation of data, Exposure of sensitive information, DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

This also fixes an error within the page fault handling on Itanium architectures when a CPU used the NUMA method for accessing memory, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS.

For more information:
SA27664
SA27842
SA27908
SA28485
SA28696


Solution:
Updated packages are available from Red Hat Network.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Original Advisory:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0055.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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