Article ID: 120197, created on Feb 18, 2014, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.7
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Synopsis:          A new Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7 kernel update
                   addressing a security issue.
Product:           Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7
Keywords:          'bugfix' 'security'

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This document provides information on the new Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7
kernel, version 2.6.32-042stab084.26.

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CONTENTS

1. About This Update
2. Update Description
3. Obtaining the New Kernel

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1. ABOUT THIS UPDATE

The current update for the Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7 kernel provides a
new kernel based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 kernel
(2.6.32-358.23.2.el6). The updated kernel includes a security fix.

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2. UPDATE DESCRIPTION

This update includes the following fix:

* Under certain circumstances, an attempt to map a /dev/zero file inside
  a Debian-based Container may cause a kernel crash. (PSBM-25031, OVZ# 2886).

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3. OBTAINING THE NEW KERNEL

You can download and install this kernel update using the vzup2date utility
included in the Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7 distribution set.

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