kernel: Important security update

Users of kernel please be advised of a Important security update 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)

RHSA-2010:0792-01: [RHSA-2010:0792-01] Important: kernel security update
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Description:

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux

operating system.

This update fixes the following security issue:

* The rds_page_copy_user() function in the Linux kernel Reliable Datagram

Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation was missing sanity checks. A local,

unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges.

(CVE-2010-3904, Important)Read more at http://www.criticalwatch.com

 

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