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[SA16571] Red Hat update for kernel

From: Secunia Security Advisories (sec-advsecunia.com)
Date: Thu Aug 25 2005 - 12:52:29 CDT


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TITLE:
Red Hat update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16571

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16571/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Privilege escalation, DoS

WHERE:
Local system

OPERATING SYSTEM:
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 2.1
http://secunia.com/product/1044/
RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 2.1
http://secunia.com/product/1306/
RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 2.1
http://secunia.com/product/48/

DESCRIPTION:
Red Hat has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA13572
SA13784
SA14713
SA15341

SOLUTION:
Updated packages are available from Red Hat Network.
http://rhn.redhat.com/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-529.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA13572:
http://secunia.com/advisories/13572/

SA13784:
http://secunia.com/advisories/13784/

SA14713:
http://secunia.com/advisories/14713/

SA15341:
http://secunia.com/advisories/15341/

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