|| ||rPath Update Announcements <email@example.com>|
|| ||firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com|
|| ||rPSA-2007-0164-1 kernel|
|| ||Thu, 16 Aug 2007 19:31:11 -0400|
|| ||firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
rPath Security Advisory: 2007-0164-1
Products: rPath Linux 1
Exposure Level Classification:
Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation
Previous versions of the kernel package are vulnerable to a local
root privilege escalation if running the X Window System server
with DRM enabled on Intel 965 video chipsets. They also
inappropriately allow unpriviledged users to send signals to
setuid processes that they start, which may in some circumstances
allow either denial of service or privilege escalation attacks.
This is the first release of the 2.6.22.x kernel for rPath Linux 1,
which enables significant additional hardware support. This includes
support for new hardware in existing drivers, as well as additional
This update requires a system reboot to implement the fixes.
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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