Red Hat update for kernel

by Carol~ Moderator - 3/12/13 4:53 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - March 12, 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2013-03-12

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

Operating System :
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5

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 Red Hat Network.

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2013:0621-1:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0621.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/52574/