Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Fedora Local Security Checks >> Fedora Core 2 2004-202: kernel


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 2 2004-202: kernel

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kernel package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-202 (kernel).

The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of any
Linux operating system. The kernel handles the basic functions
of the operating system: memory allocation, process allocation, device
input and output, etc.

Update Information:

This security update fixes the remote DoS possibility identified and fixed
by Adam Osuchowski and Tomasz Dubinski in the netfilter code of the 2.6
kernel. Note that this remote DoS can only be triggered when using the
rarely used '-p tcp --tcp-option' options in the netfilter firewall
subsystem. Fedora Core 2 systems are not vulnerable unless the administrator
manually configured this rarely used option.

For more information see
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/367615/2004-06-27/2004-07-03/0



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-202.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

NEW DELL Server Power Cord/Cables 15A 125V Heavy Duty 00R215 10ft 14AWG DP/N
$7.5
NEW DELL Server Power Cord/Cables 15A 125V Heavy Duty 00R215 10ft 14AWG DP/N  pictureIntel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-B21
$671.0
Intel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-B21 pictureIntel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-L21
$650.0
Intel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-L21 pictureIntel Xeon Bronze 3106 1.7 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 873643-L21
$625.0
Intel Xeon Bronze 3106 1.7 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 873643-L21 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.