Security update for Linux Kernel (kernel-source)
(Last modified: 04DEC2003)
solutions Security update for Linux Kernel (kernel-source) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2e58f212aedf1e86ffb5ff465463a8eb)
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brk()system call that allows local attackers to obtain super user privilege (CAN-2003-0961).
This update also fixes a race condition in the handling of files opened
O_DIRECT, which allows local attackers to read random unallocated
disk blocks (CAN-2003-0018).
rpm -Fvh kernel-source.rpm
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