Fedora 29: kernel Security Update

    Date26 Sep 2018
    CategoryFedora
    4546
    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
    Product     : Fedora 29
    Version     : 4.18.9
    Release     : 300.fc29
    URL         : https://www.kernel.org/
    Summary     : The Linux kernel
    Description :
    The kernel meta 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
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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