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    RedHat: RHSA-2020-3836:01 Important: kernel security update

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    An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Advanced Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: kernel security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2020:3836-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3836
    Issue date:        2020-09-24
    CVE Names:         CVE-2017-2647 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6
    Advanced Update Support.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 6.6) - noarch, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 6.6) - x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
    operating system.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * kernel: Null pointer dereference in search_keyring (CVE-2017-2647)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1428353 - CVE-2017-2647 kernel: Null pointer dereference in search_keyring
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 6.6):
    
    Source:
    kernel-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.src.rpm
    
    noarch:
    kernel-abi-whitelists-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.noarch.rpm
    kernel-doc-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.noarch.rpm
    kernel-firmware-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.noarch.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    kernel-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-debug-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-devel-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-headers-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    perf-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    python-perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 6.6):
    
    x86_64:
    kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    python-perf-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    python-perf-debuginfo-2.6.32-504.84.1.el6.x86_64.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2647
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2020 Red Hat, Inc.
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