[Dovecot] v2.0.13 problems after kernel patch for CVE-2011-1083 applied on Centos 5

Morten Stevens mstevens at imt-systems.com
Sun Feb 26 12:44:18 EET 2012

On 26.02.2012 03:55, Doug Henderson wrote:
> On Feb 25, 2012, at 3:15 AM, Morten Stevens wrote:
>> Try it without ksplice. (yum update and reboot)
> I don't know if I'll be permitted to do that in a production
> environment - possibly a test one.
> I'll need to get some opinions from our Ops people as to if/how they
> might want to go about it.
>> Which kernel is running exactly?
> 2.6.18-274.3.1.el5

That is probably the problem. The current RHEL 5.8 kernel is 
2.6.18-308.el5. There are many changes between 2.6.18-274 (EL 5.7) and 
2.6.18-308 (EL 5.8). So I do not know if it is a good idea to apply 
ksplice patches between minor 5.x releases.

Best regards,


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