Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 864824
CVE-2012-0957 kernel: uts: stack memory leak in UNAME26 [fedora-all]
Last modified: 2012-11-08 04:42:43 EST
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Fixed upstream with commits 2702b1526c7278c4d65d78de209a465d4de2885e and 31fd84b95eb211d5db460a1dda85e004800a7b52. Applied to F16-F18. rawhide will pick this up with the next git snapshot.
kernel-3.6.3-1.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing kernel-3.6.3-1.fc17'
as soon as you are able to, then reboot.
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kernel-3.6.3-3.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
kernel-3.6.5-2.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Nominating as NTH for F18 Beta; it's a security bug in kernel, that's on the path that can't be fixed entirely by an update (vuln will still be in installer and live images).
+1 to NTH as it's security issue and can't be fixed by update.
+1 to NTH as it's security issue and can't be fixed in the installer without updating the kernel there.
+1 F18 beta NTH as it's a security issue that can't be fixed in the installer or livecds with an update
That makes +4 (assuming +1 from Adam), moving to AcceptedNTH
We have a much newer kernel stable now. Closing. (Bodhi closing of bugs when updates go stable is currently broken).