SUSE update for kernel

by Carol~ Moderator - 10/24/12 1:08 PM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - October 24, 2012 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2012-10-24

Criticality level : Moderately critical
Impact : Exposure of system information
Privilege escalation
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Operating System : SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10

SUSE has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose system information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and potentially gain escalated privileges and malicious people to cause a DoS.

Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

Original Advisory: