27 Feb 2013
This covers vulnerabilities where a user is able to conduct certain tasks with the privileges of other users or administrative users.
This typically includes cases where a local user on a client or server system can gain access to the administrator or root account thus taking full control of the system.
Red Hat has issued an update for kernel. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
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Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.