Red Hat update for kernel-rt

by Carol~ Moderator - 3/12/13 6:27 AM

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

Release Date : 2013-03-12

Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : Manipulation of data
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where: Local system
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Software: Red Hat Enterprise MRG v2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (version 6)

Description:
Red Hat has issued an update for kernel-rt. This fixes a weakness and multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to manipulate certain data and by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges and to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

Solution:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2013:0622-1:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0622.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/52576/