Security update for Linux kernel (kernel-source)
(Last modified: 07APR2003)
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kernel-sourcepackage and is only necessary if you compile your own kernel.
(CAN-2003-0127). The vulnerability allows a local unprivileged attacker to
rootprivileges by using
combination with automatic kernel module loading on request, also known
As a temporary workaround, it is possible to disable the automatic loading of kernel modules by running the following command as
echo /no/such/file >/proc/sys/kernel/modprobe
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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