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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:087: 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-2006:087 (kernel).



Memory corruption can be triggered remotely when the ip_nat_snmp_basic

module is loaded and traffic on port 161 or 162 is NATed.



The provided packages are patched to fix this vulnerability. Users

who may be running netfilter on important servers are encouraged to

upgrade to these updated kernels.



To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at:



http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:087
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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