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[GLSA-200407-16] Linux Kernel: Multiple DoS and permission vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Linux Kernel: Multiple DoS and permission vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200407-16
(Linux Kernel: Multiple DoS and permission vulnerabilities)

Workaround

2.4 users may not be affected by CVE-2004-0497 if they do not use remote
network filesystems and do not have support for any such filesystems in
their kernel configuration. All 2.6 users are affected by the /proc
attribute issue and the only known workaround is to disable /proc support.
The VServer flaw applies only to vserver-sources, and no workaround is
currently known for the issue. There is no known fix to CVE-2004-0447,
CVE-2004-0496 or CVE-2004-0565 other than to upgrade the kernel to a
patched version.
As a result, all users affected by any of these vulnerabilities should
upgrade their kernels to ensure the integrity of their systems.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0447
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0496
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0497
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0565
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/367977


Solution:
Users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest available sources for their
system:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv your-favorite-sources
# emerge your-favorite-sources
# # Follow usual procedure for compiling and installing a kernel.
# # If you use genkernel, run genkernel as you would do normally.


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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