kernel: root access

Users of kernel please be advised of a root access vulnerability that has been identified.
To view this vulnerability, possible remedies, and others please check out the Security Advisories at Critical Watch (http://criticalwatch.com/support/security-advisories.aspx)

rPSA-2010-0059-1: [rPSA-2010-0059-1] kernel root access
Products:

rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2

rPath Linux 2
Description:

In previous kernel versions on 64-bit platforms, it is possible

for users to gain root access to a system via a stack pointer

underflow in the kernel’s 32-bit compatibility layer. This

has been fixed.

Read more at http://www.criticalwatch.com
 

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