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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.71430
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:1061
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2012:1061.

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

Security fix:

* The fix for CVE-2011-1083 (RHSA-2012:0150) introduced a flaw in the way
the Linux kernel's Event Poll (epoll) subsystem handled resource clean up
when an ELOOP error code was returned. A local, unprivileged user could use
this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-3375, Moderate)

Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported
patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this
update to take effect.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1061.html

Risk factor : Medium

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-3375
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/04/2
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027237
http://secunia.com/advisories/51164
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1529-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1083
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1105744
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1105888
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1106686
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/02/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/02/2
http://www.osvdb.org/71265
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0862
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0862.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/43522
http://secunia.com/advisories/48115
http://secunia.com/advisories/48410
http://secunia.com/advisories/48898
http://secunia.com/advisories/48964
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0554 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-04/msg00021.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0616 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-05/msg00013.html
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