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 4 2006-697: kernel


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 4 2006-697: 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-2006-697 (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:

An update to the upstream 2.6.16.20 release, fixing up a few
more security related problems.

[8]http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.18
[9]http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.19


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

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

HP ProLiant N40L Micro Server - QZ160A - Good condition, graphics card included
$193.86
HP ProLiant N40L Micro Server - QZ160A - Good condition, graphics card included pictureSuper Micro 6015C-M3/MT Super Server w 4 x 500GB HDD's
$299.99
Super Micro 6015C-M3/MT Super Server w 4 x 500GB HDD's pictureHP ProLiant MicroServer G7 Turion II 1.5G N40L 16GB Dual NIC 4-Bay 3.5" No HDDs
$135.0
HP ProLiant MicroServer G7 Turion II 1.5G N40L 16GB Dual NIC 4-Bay 3.5HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 - Intel Xeon E3-1220L V2 @ 2.30GHz, 8GB RAM, No HDD
$299.95
HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 - Intel Xeon E3-1220L V2 @ 2.30GHz, 8GB RAM, No HDD picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.