Important CentOS kernel Update

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medium
6.9
kernel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm, kernel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.src.rpm, kernel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm, kernel-debug-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm, kernel-debug-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm, kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm, kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm, kernel-devel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm, kernel-devel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm, kernel-doc-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.noarch.rpm, kernel-firmware-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.noarch.rpm, kernel-headers-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm, kernel-headers-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm, perf-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm, perf-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm, python-perf-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm, python-perf-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2013-0871
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org
2013-03-09
2017-07-27 19:05
ALAS-2013-166
Important CentOS kernel Update
CVE-2013-0871 linux
CVE-2013-0871
2017-04-01 19:06
2017-01-05 20:10

Description


Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
operating system.

This update fixes the following security issue:

* A race condition was found in the way the Linux kernel's ptrace
implementation handled PTRACE_SETREGS requests when the debuggee was woken
due to a SIGKILL signal instead of being stopped. A local, unprivileged
user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges. (CVE-2013-0871,
Important)

Users should 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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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 kernel kernel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel kernel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.src.rpm
kernel kernel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug kernel-debug-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug kernel-debug-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel kernel-devel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-devel kernel-devel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
kernel-doc kernel-doc-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-firmware kernel-firmware-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.noarch.rpm
kernel-headers kernel-headers-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm
kernel-headers kernel-headers-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
perf perf-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm
perf perf-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
python-perf python-perf-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686.rpm
python-perf python-perf-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.x86_64.rpm