rPSA-2008-0052-1 kernel Feb 12 2008 04:28PM
rPath Update Announcements (announce-noreply rpath com) (1 replies)
rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0052-1
Published: 2008-02-12
Products:
rPath Linux 1
rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1

Rating: Critical
Exposure Level Classification:
Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation
Updated Versions:
kernel=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1-vmware/2.6.22.18-0.1-1
kernel=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1/2.6.22.18-0.1-1
kernel=rap.rpath.com@rpath:linux-1/2.6.22.18-1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2237

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0600

Description:
Previous versions of the Linux kernel package are vulnerable to
a local user privilege escalation vulnerability that is widely
publicized and being actively exploited. All users are encouraged
to update their systems immediately.

This vulnerability was introduced in the 2.6.17 kernel; the
kernels on the conary.rpath.com@rpl:1-xen label are not affected.

A system reboot is required to resolve this vulnerability.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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Re: rPSA-2008-0052-1 kernel Feb 13 2008 09:20AM
gregory (gregory g2f be)


 

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