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Warning.svg Warning: this is an old version of RHEL6 kernel. For the latest version, see Download/kernel/rhel6/042stab145.3.
Kernel branch RHEL6
Based on RHEL6 2.6.32
Status stable, maintained
End Of Life Nov 2019
Latest 042stab145.3
Archives RHEL6


Since 042stab131.1:

  • Rebase to RHEL6u10 kernel 2.6.32-754.2.1.el6
  • [Important] An industry-wide issue was found in the way many modern microprocessor designs have implemented speculative execution of Load & Store instructions (a commonly used performance optimization). It relies on the presence of a precisely-defined instruction sequence in the privileged code as well as the fact that memory read from address to which a recent memory write has occurred may see an older value and subsequently cause an update into the microprocessor's data cache even for speculatively executed instructions that never actually commit (retire). As a result, an unprivileged attacker could use this flaw to read privileged memory by conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks. (CVE-2018-3639, x86 AMD)
  • [Moderate] By mmap()ing a FUSE-backed file onto a process's memory containing command line arguments (or environment strings), an attacker can cause utilities from psutils or procps (such as ps, w) or any other program which makes a read() call to the /proc/<pid>/cmdline (or /proc/<pid>/environ) files to block indefinitely (denial of service) or for some controlled time (as a synchronization primitive for other attacks). (CVE-2018-1120)
  • [Moderate] A Floating Point Unit (FPU) state information leakage flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel saved and restored the FPU state during task switch. Linux kernels that follow the "Lazy FPU Restore" scheme are vulnerable to the FPU state information leakage issue. An unprivileged local attacker could use this flaw to read FPU state bits by conducting targeted cache side-channel attacks, similar to the Meltdown vulnerability disclosed earlier this year. (CVE-2018-3665)
  • [Moderate] A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel handled exceptions delivered after a stack switch operation via Mov SS or Pop SS instructions. During the stack switch operation, processor does not deliver interrupts and exceptions, they are delivered once the first instruction after the stack switch is executed. An unprivileged system user could use this flaw to crash the system kernel resulting in DoS. This CVE-2018-10872 was assigned due to regression of CVE-2018-8897. (CVE-2018-10872)

See also[edit]


x86 (i686, IA32)[edit]

File Date Size
vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab132.1.i686.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:22 33 Mb
vzkernel-devel-2.6.32-042stab132.1.i686.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:30 10 Mb
vzkernel-headers-2.6.32-042stab132.1.i686.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:32 4 Mb
vzkernel-debug-2.6.32-042stab132.1.i686.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:28 34 Mb
vzkernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-042stab132.1.i686.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:29 10 Mb
vzkernel-firmware-2.6.32-042stab132.1.noarch.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:31 33 Mb

x86_64 (AMD64, EM64T)[edit]

File Date Size
vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab132.1.x86_64.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:26 35 Mb
vzkernel-devel-2.6.32-042stab132.1.x86_64.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:31 10 Mb
vzkernel-headers-2.6.32-042stab132.1.x86_64.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:32 4 Mb
vzkernel-debug-2.6.32-042stab132.1.x86_64.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:29 36 Mb
vzkernel-debug-devel-2.6.32-042stab132.1.x86_64.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:30 10 Mb
vzkernel-firmware-2.6.32-042stab132.1.noarch.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:31 33 Mb


File Date Size
vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab132.1.src.rpm 2018-07-17 12:27:25 129 Mb
kernel.spec 2018-07-17 12:19:12 4 Mb


AMD64 (x86_64, EM64T)[edit]

File Date Size
linux-image-2.6.32-openvz-042stab132.1-amd64_1_amd64.deb 2018-07-17 12:18:18 66 Mb
linux-headers-2.6.32-openvz-042stab132.1-amd64_1_amd64.deb 2018-07-17 12:18:17 7 Mb
linux-image-openvz-amd64_042stab132.1_amd64.deb 2018-07-17 12:18:19 3 Kb
linux-source-2.6.32-openvz-042stab132.1-amd64_1_all.deb 2018-07-17 12:18:21 134 Mb

x86 (i686, IA32)[edit]

File Date Size
linux-image-2.6.32-openvz-042stab132.1-i386-686_1_i386.deb 2018-07-17 12:18:19 63 Mb
linux-headers-2.6.32-openvz-042stab132.1-i386_1_i386.deb 2018-07-17 12:18:17 7 Mb
linux-image-openvz-i386_042stab132.1_i386.deb 2018-07-17 12:18:19 3 Kb
linux-source-2.6.32-openvz-042stab132.1-i386_1_all.deb 2018-07-17 12:18:23 134 Mb

Kernel patch[edit]

This patch is applicable to vanilla Linux 2.6.32 kernel (not to 2.6.32.y), available from

File Date Size
patch-042stab132.1-combined.gz (signature) 2018-07-17 12:21:48 88 Mb


Official configs of this OpenVZ kernel used to build binaries.

File Date Size
config-2.6.32-042stab132.1.debug.i686 2018-07-17 12:23:22 111 Kb
config-2.6.32-042stab132.1.debug.x86_64 2018-07-17 12:23:29 107 Kb
config-2.6.32-042stab132.1.i686 2018-07-17 12:23:08 111 Kb
config-2.6.32-042stab132.1.x86_64 2018-07-17 12:23:14 106 Kb


For other rhel6 kernel releases, see download/kernel/rhel6/Archives.

For other kernel branches, see download/kernel.

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