Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-source)
(Last modified: 19DEC2003)
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kernel-sourcepackage and is only necessary if you compile your own kernel.
mremap()system call, which allows local attackers to crash the machine and even obtain super user ("
root") privileges under certain circumstances.
This update fixes the vulnerability.
kernel-source. It does not directly fix the vulnerability, but it provides the kernel sources for administrators who wish to compile their kernel on their own. The fixed binary kernel RPM packages are contained in different patches.
rpm -Uvh kernel-source.rpm
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