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Secunia Security Advisory 49500

Secunia Security Advisory 49500
Posted Jun 13, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Red Hat has issued an update for kernel. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, kernel, local
systems | linux, redhat
MD5 | 14d7b0be18b23228836acc0d6f55bfce

Secunia Security Advisory 49500

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TITLE:
Red Hat update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49500

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49500/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49500

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-13

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49500/#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/49500/

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=49500

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:
Red Hat has issued an update for kernel. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual
machine to gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA49381 (#1)

SOLUTION:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
RHSA-2012:0721-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0721.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.

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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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