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Secunia Security Advisory 46287

Secunia Security Advisory 46287
Posted Oct 24, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - OpenVZ has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes some weaknesses and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose certain system information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and gain escalated privileges and by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine and malicious people to cause a DoS.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local, vulnerability
MD5 | a1ebde8660d699f2bcfd186ca5ccb66c

Secunia Security Advisory 46287

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TITLE:
OpenVZ update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46287

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46287/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46287

RELEASE DATE:
2011-10-24

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46287/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46287/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46287

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
OpenVZ has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes some
weaknesses and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious,
local users to disclose certain system information, cause a DoS
(Denial of Service), and gain escalated privileges and by malicious,
local users in a guest virtual machine and malicious people to cause
a DoS.

For more information:
SA45897

SOLUTION:
Update kernel branch RHEL5 to version 028stab094.3.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://wiki.openvz.org/Download/kernel/rhel5/028stab094.3

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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