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Vulnerability Assessment Details
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Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-026 (kernel).
The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of
Linux operating system. The kernel handles the basic functions
of the operating system: memory allocation, process allocation, device
input and output, etc.
Paul Starzetz from isec.pl found an exploitable hole in the x86
SMP page fault handler which could lead to privilege escalation.
This update additionally fixes a random memory corruption issue
present in the previous update, and in addition updates to the
latest -ac collection of patches. A full changelog
of the update vs the previous -ac8 based release is available
* Thu Jan 13 2005 Dave Jones
- Update to 2.6.10-ac9
- Fix slab corruption in ACPI video code.
* Mon Jan 10 2005 Dave Jones
- Add another Lexar card reader to the whitelist. (#143600)
- Package asm-m68k for asm-ppc includes. (don't ask). (#144604)
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=277
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security
|Samsung 64GB 2.5" SSD Solid State Disk SATA 3Gbps MZ-7PA0640/0H1 628816-001
|Seagate ST2000DL003 pn: 9VT166-570 fw: CC98 sn: 6YD.. SU 2000GB SATA DDD8-10
|Seagate ST2000DL001 pn: 9VT156-570 fw: CC97 sn: 5YD.. WU 2000GB SATA DDD8-11
|Toshiba HDKPJ08A0A01 DT01ABA300 rev: AA00/B00 3000GB SATA DDD7-19
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