Red Hat update for kernel

by Carol~ Moderator - 5/17/13 5:32 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - May 17, 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2013-05-17

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

Operating System :
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6

Description:
Red Hat has issued an update for kernel. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

Solution:
Updated packages are available via the Red Hat Network.

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2013:0830-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0830.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/53401/