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Old 07-04-2008, 05:10 AM   #1
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shoud i update the kernel because of the CVE-2008-2358?

a few days ago, my coustoms told me that debian has announced a very important secruity information(, they inquired me that i should update my server's kernel to at once.

my server's os is centos5,and i find that the newest version of centos is 5.2,it's kernel's version is 2.5.18-92,not the So must i update my system's kernel to And how?


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Old 07-04-2008, 09:33 AM   #2
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2.5.18-92 typo, for sure!
Yeah, the vulnerability effects almost all kernel versions. So you must update.
But there is no public exploit so you should be safe for the moment, but who knows?

do a
yum upgrade kernel


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