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rPSA-2007-0245-1 kernel
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 11:28:33 -0500

rPath Security Advisory: 2007-0245-1
Published: 2007-11-21
    rPath Linux 1
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1

Rating: Severe
Exposure Level Classification:
    Remote User Deterministic Denial of Service
Updated Versions:
    kernel=conary.rpath.com () rpl:1/
    kernel=rap.rpath.com () rpath:linux-1/rpl:1/

rPath Issue Tracking System:


    Previous versions of the kernel package have several vulnerabilities
    resolved in this release.  The most severe is a remotely triggerable
    denial of service via carefully crafted TCP ACK packets. The other
    vulnerabilities are denials of service that require local system
    access; one applies only when mounting minix filesystems, the other
    applies to certain process-exit conditions.
    A system reboot is required to resolve these vulnerabilities. 


Copyright 2007 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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