Article ID: 116087, created on May 14, 2013, last review on Apr 27, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo 6.0
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Synopsis:          New Parallels Cloud Server 6.0 kernel provides
                   an update with fix for critical security issue.
Product:           Parallels Cloud Server 6.0
Keywords:          "security"

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This document provides information on the new Parallels Cloud Server 6.0 kernel, version 2.6.32-042stab076.8.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. About This Release
2. Updates Description
3. Obtaining New Kernel
4. References

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1. ABOUT THIS RELEASE

The current update for the Parallels Cloud Server 6.0 kernel provides a new
kernel based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 kernel (2.6.32-279.22.1.el6).
The updated kernel includes a fix for a critical security issue.

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2. UPDATES DESCRIPTION

This update contains fixes for the following security issue:

* A flaw was found in the way perf array index was sanitized.
  A local unprivileged user could use this flaw to increase their privileges
  on the system. (CVE-2013-2094)

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3. OBTAINING NEW KERNEL

You can download and install this kernel update using the "yum" utility included
in the Parallels Cloud Server 6.0 distribution set.

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4. REFERENCES

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-2094

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