SUSE update for kernel

by Carol~ Moderator - 2/11/13 7:24 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - February 11. 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date: 2013-02-11

Criticality level: Less critical
Impact : Privilege escalation
Where: Local system
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Operating System: openSUSE 12.2

Description:
SUSE has issued an update for kernel. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

Solution:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

Original Advisory:
openSUSE-SU-2013:0261-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00018.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/52160/