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Secunia Security Advisory 46782

Secunia Security Advisory 46782
Posted Nov 8, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Fedora has issued an update for kernel. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, fedora
MD5 | f91e2e5dda4f54319a170c21967c6101

Secunia Security Advisory 46782

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TITLE:
Fedora update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46782

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46782/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46782

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-07

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46782/#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/46782/

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=46782

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:
Fedora has issued an update for kernel. This fixes multiple
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated
privileges.

For more information:
SA43522
SA46584
SA46591

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the yum utility ("yum update kernel").

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
FEDORA-2011-15241:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-November/068760.html

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:
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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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