CentOS Linux Kernel Update 2.6.32-431.23.3 Released

CentOS 6 Linux kernel 2.6.32-431.23.3 has just been released. Update type(s): security, bug fix, enhancement Resolved CVEs: CVE-2012-6647 CVE-2013-7339 CVE-2014-2672 CVE-2014-2678 CVE-2014-2706 CVE-2014-2851 CVE-2014-3144 CVE-2014-3145 * A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the ping_init_sock() function of the Linux kernel handled the group_info reference counter. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. ... Read More...

CentOS Linux 7 Kernel Update 3.10.0-123.4.4 Released

CentOS 7 Linux kernel 2.6.32-431.20.5 has just been released. Update type(s): security Resolved CVEs: CVE-2014-4699 CVE-2014-4943 * It was found that the Linux kernel's ptrace subsystem allowed a traced process' instruction pointer to be set to a non-canonical memory address without forcing the non-sysret code path when returning to user space. A local, unprivileged user could use this ... Read More...

CentOS Linux Kernel Update 2.6.32-431.20.5 Released

CentOS 6 Linux kernel 2.6.32-431.20.5 has just been released. Update type(s): security Resolved CVEs: CVE-2014-4699 CVE-2014-4943 * It was found that the Linux kernel's ptrace subsystem allowed a traced process' instruction pointer to be set to a non-canonical memory address without forcing the non-sysret code path when returning to user space. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to ... Read More...

CentOS 7 Minimal kickstart file

I searched around a bit and couldn't find any published kickstart files around for CentOS 7 (and the ones I did, didn't work correctly and looked overly complex), therefore I'm attaching my CentOS 7 minimal kickstart file for anyone else who may be searching for one! Notes: 1) Firewall service and selinux ... Read More...

CentOS 7 Released! How to Download CentOS 7

Today, the general availability of CentOS 7 has been announced for 64-bit x86 based systems. This is the first version of CentOS 7, and the version is marked as 7.0-1406 CentOS 7 release notes can be found here - http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS7 To obtain the CentOS 7 release ISO, head over to http://isoredirect.centos.org/centos/7.0.1406/isos/x86_64/ While CentOS 7 ... Read More...

CentOS Linux Kernel Update 2.6.32-431.20.3 Released

CentOS Linux kernel 2.6.32-431.20.3 has just been released. Update type(s): security and bug fix Resolved CVEs: CVE-2013-6378 CVE-2014-0203 CVE-2014-1737 CVE-2014-1738 CVE-2014-1874 CVE-2014-2039 CVE-2014-3153 * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's futex subsystem handledthe requeuing of certain Priority Inheritance (PI) futexes. A local,unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on thesystem. (CVE-2014-3153, Important)* A flaw was ... Read More...