|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2012:1174-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'kernel'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'kernel'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
This update fixes the following security issue:
* A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's dl2k driver, used by
certain D-Link Gigabit Ethernet adapters, restricted IOCTLs. A local,
unprivileged user could use this flaw to issue potentially harmful IOCTLs,
which could cause Ethernet adapters using the dl2k driver to malfunction
(for example, losing network connectivity). (CVE-2012-2313, Low)
Red Hat would like to thank Stephan Mueller for reporting this issue.
This update also fixes several bugs. Documentation for these changes will
be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the
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.
kernel on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-2313|
BugTraq ID: 53965
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBGN02970
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1174
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1481
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1541
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1589
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0812 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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