Updated kernel-linus package fixes security vulnerabilityPublication date: 12 Feb 2014
Affected Mageia releases : 4
This kernel update provides an update to 3.12.9 and fixes the following critical security issue: Pageexec reported a bug in the Linux kernel's recvmmsg syscall when called from code using the x32 ABI. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrator privileges (CVE-2014-0038). Other changes are in the referenced changelog.