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rPath alert rPSA-2010-0059-1 (kernel)

From:  rPath Update Announcements <>
Subject:  rPSA-2010-0059-1 kernel
Date:  Sun, 17 Oct 2010 10:29:25 -0400
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rPath Security Advisory: 2010-0059-1 Published: 2010-10-17 Products: rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2 rPath Linux 2 Rating: Critical Exposure Level Classification: Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation Updated Versions: rPath Issue Tracking System: References: Description: In previous kernel versions on 64-bit platforms, it is possible for users to gain root access to a system via a stack pointer underflow in the kernel's 32-bit compatibility layer. This has been fixed. Copyright 2010 rPath, Inc. This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at

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