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Security Kernel Security Update for RedHat/CentOS 6 & 7 (Mutagen Astronomy CVE-2018-14634)

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  1. eva2000

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    A Linux Kernel security update is available for Mutagen Astronomy: Integer overflow in Linux's create_elf_tables() (CVE-2018-14634)

    Details

    Linux Kernel Updates



    For CentOS 7 / RedHat 7 Red Hat Customer Portal
    • kernel-3.10.0-862.14.4.el7
    For CentOS 6 / Redhat 6 Red Hat Customer Portal
    • kernel-2.6.32-754.6.3.el6
    Check existing Linux Kernel version
    Code (Text):
    uname -r
    

    You will need to regularly check when the Kernel updates land via the commands
    Code (Text):
    yum clean all
    yum list updates
    

    To update when you see the newer Linux Kernels show up in above check
    Code (Text):
    yum -y update
    

    Then reboot your server
    Code (Text):
    reboot
    

    Check Linux Kernel version after reboot
    Code (Text):
    uname -r
    
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    looks like CentOS 7's updated Kernel is available now. After yum update and server reboot
    Code (Text):
    uname -r
    3.10.0-862.14.4.el7.x86_64
    
     
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    CentOS 6 updated fix kernel is now available so for

    For CentOS 7 / RedHat 7 Red Hat Customer Portal
    • kernel-3.10.0-862.14.4.el7
    For CentOS 6 / Redhat 6 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2846
    • kernel-2.6.32-754.6.3.el6
    yum update and server reboot folks !

    Seems CentOS 6 kernel update has 2 fixes
     
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