Red Hat update for kernel
Release Date: 2012-12-05
Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : DoS
Where : Local system
Solution Status : Vendor Patch
Operating System : Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5
Red Hat has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.