rPSA-2008-0157-1 kernel May 02 2008 08:34PM
rPath Update Announcements (announce-noreply rpath com)
rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0157-1
Published: 2008-05-02
Products:
rPath Linux 1

Rating: Severe
Exposure Level Classification:
Local User Deterministic Privilege Escalation
Updated Versions:
kernel=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1-vmware/2.6.24.6-0.1-1
kernel=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1-xen/2.6.16.33-0.3-1
kernel=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1/2.6.24.6-0.1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2501

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1375
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1675

Description:
Previous versions of the kernel package have multiple vulnerabilities
resolved in this release. The most severe could allow local users
to cause a Denial of Service or possibly gain escalated privileges.

A system reboot is required to resolve these issues.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0157

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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