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  Post #1 (permalink)   05-13-2014, 11:54 PM
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I didn't find suitable category to post this Kernel bug hence I am posting in this category.

There is a bug in kernel <= v3.15-rc4 which could result into to Kernel memory corruption (which can lead to system crash) or potentially code execution. The public available exploit is for SuSE and Gentoo, but it is believed that the exploit will work with some modification on CentOS 6 / RHEL 6.

As per the following link, RHEL 5 servers are not affected by this:

  Post #2 (permalink)   05-14-2014, 12:52 AM
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Moved to appropriate forum.
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