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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 4 2005-1013: 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-2005-1013 (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.


* Wed Oct 19 2005 Dave Jones [2.6.13-1.1532_FC4]
- Fix CAN-2005-2973 (ipv6 infinite loop)
- Disable ACPI burst again, it's still problematic.
- Update to the final upstream variant of the IDE/SATA fix.

* Sun Oct 16 2005 Dave Jones [2.6.13-1.1531_FC4]
- Stop IDE claiming legacy ports before libata in combined mode.

* Sun Oct 16 2005 Dave Jones [2.6.13-1.1530_FC4]
- Enable ACPI EC burst.
- Reenable change of timesource default.

* Tue Oct 11 2005 Dave Jones [2.6.13-1.1529_FC4]
- 2.6.13.4

* Thu Oct 6 2005 Dave Jones
- Fix information leak in orinoco driver.

* Wed Oct 5 2005 Dave Jones
- Further fixing to the 8139too suspend/resume problem.

* Mon Oct 3 2005 Dave Jones [2.6.13-1.1528_FC4]
- 2.6.13.3

* Sun Oct 2 2005 Dave Jones [2.6.13-1.1527_FC4]
- Disable debug messages in w83781d sensor driver. (#169695)
- Re-add a bunch of patches that got accidentally dropped in last update.
- Fix suspend/resume with 8139too
- Fix usbhid/wireless security lock clash (#147479)
- Missing check condition in ide scsi (#160868)
- Fix nosense error with transcend usb keys (#162559)
- Fix sk98lin vpd problem. (#136158)
- Fix IDE floppy eject. (#158548)

* Fri Sep 30 2005 Dave Jones
- irda-driver smsc-ircc2 needs pnp-functionality. (#153970)
- Reenable /proc/acpi/sleep (#169650)
- Silence some selinux messages. (#167852)




Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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