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Id RHSA-2014:2008-01
Name Red Hat 2014:2008-01 RHSA Important: kernel security update for RHEL 5 x86
Vendor Name red_hat
Product None
Content Type Critical Critical
Language(s)
Operating System(s) Linux 
Released On 17 Dec 2014 12:00:00

RHSA-2014:2008-01

Red Hat 2014:2008-01 RHSA Important: kernel security update for RHEL 5 x86

Vendor Name

red_hat

Product

None

Released On

17 Dec 2014 12:00:00

Url

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2008.html

Description

LSAC(v2)
The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel handled GS segment register base switching when recovering from a #SS (stack segment) fault on an erroneous return to user space. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-9322, Important) Red Hat would like to thank Andy Lutomirski for reporting this issue. All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.

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