Fedora 29: kernel-headers Security Update

    Date26 Sep 2018
    CategoryFedora
    2045
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The 4.18.9 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. ---- The 4.18.8 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2018-272cf2f9f4
    2018-09-26 20:19:35.843573
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    Name        : kernel-headers
    Product     : Fedora 29
    Version     : 4.18.9
    Release     : 300.fc29
    URL         : http://www.kernel.org/
    Summary     : Header files for the Linux kernel for use by glibc
    Description :
    Kernel-headers includes the C header files that specify the interface
    between the Linux kernel and userspace libraries and programs.  The
    header files define structures and constants that are needed for
    building most standard programs and are also needed for rebuilding the
    glibc package.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    The 4.18.9 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.
    ----  The 4.18.8 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1631205 - CVE-2018-17182 kernel: Use-after-free in the vmacache_flush_all function resulting in a possible privilege escalation
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1631205
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    This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
    su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2018-272cf2f9f4' at the command
    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
    http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label
    
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