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 >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2004:050: kernel


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:050: 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 MDKSA-2004:050 (kernel).


Brad Spender discovered an exploitable bug in the cpufreq code in the Linux 2.6
kernel (CVE-2004-0228).
As well, a permissions problem existed on some SCSI drivers
a fix from Olaf
Kirch is provided that changes the mode from 0777 to 0600.
This update also provides a 10.0/amd64 kernel with fixes for the previous
MDKSA-2004:037 advisory as well as the above-noted fixes.
The provided packages are patched to fix these vulnerabilities. All users are
encouraged to upgrade to these updated kernels.
To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at:
http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/kernelupdate


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:050
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10201

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Proline Arista AR-FP-10G-LR-CDW 10gig 1310nm 10km LC SFP+
$45.0
Proline Arista AR-FP-10G-LR-CDW 10gig 1310nm 10km LC SFP+ pictureBrocade Original 32G FC SWL SFP+, 57-1000333-01 , XBR-000212
$899.0
Brocade Original 32G FC SWL SFP+, 57-1000333-01 , XBR-000212 pictureCisco 7206VXR 6 Slot ExpansionBase + NPE-G1 3xGigabit/SFP & Enhanced ATM Module
$209.99
Cisco 7206VXR 6 Slot ExpansionBase + NPE-G1 3xGigabit/SFP & Enhanced ATM Module picture*** BRAND NEW GENUINE CISCO ONS-SI-155-I1 TRANCEIVER MODULE ***
$59.99
*** BRAND NEW GENUINE CISCO ONS-SI-155-I1  TRANCEIVER MODULE *** picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.