Slackware 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : kernel DoS (SSA:2004-167-01)

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Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, and
-current to fix a denial of service security issue. Without a patch to
asm-i386/i387.h, a local user can crash the machine.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f3a10acd

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18791 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0554