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Secunia Security Advisory 51188

Secunia Security Advisory 51188
Posted Nov 5, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - SUSE has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose certain system information, manipulate certain data, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), gain escalated privileges, by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to 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 | 5d2baf1cd6c6f551ff10b30d37ac413c

Secunia Security Advisory 51188

Change Mirror Download
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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
SUSE update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51188

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51188/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51188

RELEASE DATE:
2012-11-05

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51188/#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/51188/

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=51188

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
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
disclose certain system information, manipulate certain data, cause a
DoS (Denial of Service), gain escalated privileges, by malicious,
local users in a guest virtual machine to 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:
SA37590
SA42094
SA42354
SA43522
SA44754
SA46423
SA46489
SA46591
SA46803
SA47472
SA47482
SA47486
SA47488
SA49325

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
openSUSE-SU-2012:1439-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00002.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:
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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