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RHSA-2004-505: kernel

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kernel packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated kernel packages are now available as part of ongoing
support and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version
2.1. This is the sixth regular update.

The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating
system.

This is the sixth regular kernel update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux version
2.1. It updates a number of device drivers, and adds much improved SATA
support.

This update includes fixes for several security issues.


All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 users are advised to upgrade their kernels
to the packages associated with their machine architectures and
configurations as listed in this erratum.


Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-505.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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