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Secunia Security Advisory 47979

Secunia Security Advisory 47979
Posted Feb 12, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - SUSE has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes multiple weaknesses and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose system information and cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, suse
MD5 | 07ff29c00c050fed2e8c870786ab8124

Secunia Security Advisory 47979

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TITLE:
SUSE update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA47979

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/47979/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47979

RELEASE DATE:
2012-02-10

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/47979/#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/47979/

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=47979

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:
SUSE has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes multiple
weaknesses and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious,
local users to disclose system information and cause a DoS (Denial of
Service) and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service)
and compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA43537
SA43806
SA44625
SA44754
SA44932
SA45420
SA46584
SA47199

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
openSUSE-SU-2012:0236-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-02/msg00010.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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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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