rPSA-2009-0084-1 kernel May 16 2009 02:39AM
rPath Update Announcements (announce-noreply rpath com)
rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0084-1
Published: 2009-05-15
Products:
rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1
rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2
rPath Linux 2

Rating: Critical
Exposure Level Classification:
Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation
Updated Versions:
kernel=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/2.6.29.3-0.1-1
kernel=rap.rpath.com@rpath:linux-1/2.6.29.3-1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2973
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-3012
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-3022

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1527
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1338
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1242
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1192
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1192
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1439
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0028
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0834
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1337

Description:
Previous versions of the kernel are subject to multiple vulnerabilities.
The most serious allows a local non-privileged user to gain unrestricted
root access.

This update adds support for significant additional hardware.

This update requires a system reboot to implement the fixes.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0084

Copyright 2009 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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