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Two new kernels for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Canonical is distributing two new kernels – 2.6.32-35 and 2.6.38-12 – for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS via the Ubuntu repositories. Kernel 2.6.32, the kernel used when Ubuntu 10.04 LTS was first released in April 2010, remains the default kernel.

The newly released update fixes a number of security vulnerabilities which can be exploited to cause the kernel to crash, disable the system or steal data. Two of the bugs corrected in kernel 2.6.32-35, affecting the Bluetooth and CIFS implementations, can be exploited by an attacker to execute code with root privileges.

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