Security update for Linux kernel (k_smp)
(Last modified: 16JUN2004)
solutions Security update for Linux kernel (k_smp) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (60ee3eca8c6935a611977fff2b647d4a)
SuSE Firewall on CD 2
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Office Server
The vulnerability is of considerably moderate severity, especially if compared to privilege escalation vulnerabilities or other vulnerabilities that do not need post-authenticated local shell access to the system like the vulnerability needs that is subject to this update. However, it is recommended to install the update on every affected system, taking into account that a local denial of service may introduce a security relevant risk to a network if exploited. Please make sure to reboot the system after successful application of the update to make the changes to the system effective.
rpm -Fvh k_smp.rpm
and reboot the system with:
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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.
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