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Secunia Security Advisory 27212

Secunia Security Advisory 27212
Posted Oct 16, 2007
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Mandriva has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or gain escalated privileges, and by malicious people to cause a DoS.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, mandriva
SHA-256 | 7e5f5250a4a365579c0c0c82cca739844a961d06ee697bf5814ad01d762a6d6a

Secunia Security Advisory 27212

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TITLE:
Mandriva update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA27212

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/27212/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass, Privilege escalation, DoS

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Mandriva Linux 2007
http://secunia.com/product/12165/

DESCRIPTION:
Mandriva has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of
Service), or gain escalated privileges, and by malicious people to
cause a DoS.

For more information:
SA25895
SA25955
SA26322
SA26934

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

-- Mandriva Linux 2007.0 --
f99dbf1673d8a021cc34846f1638867b
2007.0/i586/kernel-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
50be9069d1764675309639acb2b40d56
2007.0/i586/kernel-doc-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
d21ea9807b3439ac1b5dad14dd079b14
2007.0/i586/kernel-enterprise-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
9580a6361e4d673ac8b0aaf03232007b
2007.0/i586/kernel-legacy-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
ce58edd917bbbd868ef1ce1bb128c8d1
2007.0/i586/kernel-source-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
b9177102e20d0f64b5cbff13cae899c5
2007.0/i586/kernel-source-stripped-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
27682940a2c1885df7ada7dd68fe9efa
2007.0/i586/kernel-xen0-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
f96636a80d0779e84f1caa8b3d92f723
2007.0/i586/kernel-xenU-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
34cb36342f866a44d34627a809db2ee5
2007.0/SRPMS/kernel-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

-- Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64 --
6eebbdf78fac9ef6092be3f4f07e0fec
2007.0/x86_64/kernel-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
b84feb968f88b161efd96711738eabb2
2007.0/x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
24f8db96f8c023208b9d3b5e9d161f5d
2007.0/x86_64/kernel-source-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
37b99c870cc4e4aaecd17594559a2b04
2007.0/x86_64/kernel-source-stripped-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
f318ae4d1d7f758ceed3c28a28bf0d7f
2007.0/x86_64/kernel-xen0-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
bd571bf3e47a687fcd114c6c104979c1
2007.0/x86_64/kernel-xenU-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
34cb36342f866a44d34627a809db2ee5
2007.0/SRPMS/kernel-2.6.17.16mdv-1-1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-October/066702.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA25895:
http://secunia.com/advisories/25895/

SA25955:
http://secunia.com/advisories/25955/

SA26322:
http://secunia.com/advisories/26322/

SA26934:
http://secunia.com/advisories/26934/

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Please Note:
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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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