Important CentOS kernel Security Update
|kernel-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.src.rpm, kernel-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, kernel-abi-whitelists-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.noarch.rpm, kernel-debug-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, kernel-debug-devel-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, kernel-devel-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, kernel-doc-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.noarch.rpm, kernel-headers-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, kernel-tools-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, kernel-tools-libs-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, kernel-tools-libs-devel-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, perf-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm, python-perf-3.10.0-327.4.5.el7.x86_64.rpm|
Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security 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
The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
* A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's key
management subsystem handled keyring object reference counting in certain
error path of the join_session_keyring() function. A local, unprivileged
user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system.
Red Hat would like to thank the Perception Point research team 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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