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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 3 2005-392: 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-2005-392 (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.


* Tue May 17 2005 Dave Jones
- Remove the unused (and outdated) Xen patches from the FC3 tree.

* Mon May 16 2005 Dave Jones
- Rebase to 2.6.11.10, (fixing CVE-2005-1264)

* Thu May 12 2005 Dave Jones
- Rebase to 2.6.11.9, (fixing CVE-2005-1263)

* Tue May 10 2005 Dave Jones
- Fix two bugs in x86-64 page fault handler.

* Mon May 9 2005 Dave Jones
- Rebase to 2.6.11.8
| Fixes CVE-2005-1368 (local DoS in key lookup). (#156680)
| Fixes CVE-2005-1369 (i2c alarms sysfs DoS). (#156683)
- Merge IDE fixes from 2.6.11-ac7
- Add Conflicts for older IPW firmwares.
- Fix conntrack leak with raw sockets.

* Sun May 1 2005 Dave Jones
- Various firewire fixes backported from -mm. (#133798)
(Thanks to Jody McIntyre for doing this)

* Fri Apr 29 2005 Dave Jones
- fix oops in aacraid open when using adaptec tools. (#148761)
- Blacklist another brainless SCSI scanner. (#155457)

* Thu Apr 21 2005 Dave Jones
- Fix up SCSI queue locking. (#155472)

* Tue Apr 19 2005 Dave Jones
- SCSI tape security: require CAP_ADMIN for SG_IO etc. (#155355)

* Mon Apr 18 2005 Dave Jones
- Retry more aggressively during USB device initialization

* Thu Apr 14 2005 Dave Jones
- Build DRM modular. (#154769)

* Fri Apr 8 2005 Dave Jones
- Disable Longhaul driver (again).



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=695
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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