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Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-1352-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-1352-01
Posted May 8, 2018
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-1352-01 - The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Issues addressed include a denial of service vulnerability.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2018-8897
MD5 | 420724d0a36446144ef2fa7fa5c4e856

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-1352-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: kernel security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2018:1352-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1352
Issue date: 2018-05-08
CVE Names: CVE-2018-8897
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1. Summary:

An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Long
Life.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.9 server) - i386, ia64, noarch, x86_64

3. Description:

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
operating system.

Security Fix(es):

* Kernel: error in exception handling leads to DoS (CVE-2018-8897)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank Nick Peterson (Everdox Tech LLC) and Andy
Lutomirski for reporting this issue.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1567074 - CVE-2018-8897 Kernel: error in exception handling leads to DoS

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.9 server):

Source:
kernel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.src.rpm

i386:
kernel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i386.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-xen-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.i686.rpm

ia64:
kernel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.ia64.rpm

noarch:
kernel-doc-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
kernel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debug-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-headers-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-debuginfo-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
kernel-xen-devel-2.6.18-348.39.2.el5.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-8897
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/pop_ss

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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