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Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 19:31:11 -0400
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply@...th.com>
To: security-announce@...ts.rpath.com,
	update-announce@...ts.rpath.com
Cc: full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk, vulnwatch@...nwatch.org,
	bugtraq@...urityfocus.com, lwn@....net
Subject: rPSA-2007-0164-1 kernel

rPath Security Advisory: 2007-0164-1
Published: 2007-08-16
Products: rPath Linux 1
Rating: Severe
Exposure Level Classification:
    Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation
Updated Versions:
    kernel=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/2.6.22.3-0.1-1

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3851
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3848
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3105
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1620
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1648
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1650

Description:
    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
    drivers.
    
    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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