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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 2 2004-247: 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-2004-247 (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 update kernel for Fedora Core 2 contains the security fixes as found by
Paul Starzetz from isec.pl. In addition this kernel contains a significant
number of bugfixes that are inherited from the newer kernel.org kernel this
release is based on.



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-247.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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