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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870671
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0329-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'kernel'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'kernel'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

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

This update fixes the following security issue:

* A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel's RPC server sockets
implementation. A remote attacker could use this flaw to trigger a denial
of service by sending a corrupted packet to a target system.
(CVE-2011-0714, Important)

Red Hat would like to thank Adam Prince for reporting this issue.

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

Affected Software/OS:
kernel on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.7

CVSS Vector:
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0714
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/08/17
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/09/1
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2011:0329
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0329.html
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