Update: Red Hat IA64 kernel and general Linux kernel packages

Updated kernel packages have been issued by Red Hat to fix a security vulnerability which may allow local users to gain root privileges.

The vulnerability affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - ia64 and Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64.

The vendor has also issued general kernel packages to address a flaw in the Linux 2.4 kernel.

More information is available at: and