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Debian update for kernel

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Release Date:  2008-02-25    Last Update:  2008-03-06    Views:  6,549

Secunia Advisory SA29058

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Unknown, Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information, Privilege escalation, DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Debian has issued an update for kernel-2.4.27 and kernel-2.6.8. This fixes some weaknesses, security issues, and vulnerabilities, where one has an unknown impact, and others can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), disclose potentially sensitive information, bypass certain security restrictions, and gain escalated privileges, and by malicious people to cause a DoS.

For more information:
SA22776
SA22837
SA23408
SA23436
SA23664
SA23955
SA24618
SA24976
SA25163
SA25682
SA26244
SA26322
SA26934
SA27842
SA27908
SA28654
SA28696
SA28995


Solution:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Original Advisory:
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2008/msg00067.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2008/msg00068.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2008/msg00077.html

Deep Links:
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