CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2010:0792
The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.
This update fixes the following security issue:
Red Hat would like to thank Dan Rosenberg of Virtual Security Research for reporting this issue.
Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-October/017121.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-October/017122.html
Affected packages: kernel kernel-PAE kernel-PAE-devel kernel-debug kernel-debug-devel kernel-devel kernel-doc kernel-headers kernel-xen kernel-xen-devel
Upstream details at: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0792.html