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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
a flaw in the mount handling routine for 64-bit systems that allowed a
local user to cause denial of service (CVE-2006-7203, Important).
a flaw in the PPP over Ethernet implementation that allowed a remote
user to cause a denial of service (CVE-2007-2525, Important).
a flaw in the Bluetooth subsystem that allowed a local user to trigger
an information leak (CVE-2007-1353, Low).
a bug in the random number generator that prevented the manual seeding
of the entropy pool (CVE-2007-2453, Low).
In addition to the security issues described above, fixes for the
following have been included :
- a race condition between ext3_link/unlink that could
create an orphan inode list corruption.
- a bug in the e1000 driver that could lead to a watchdog
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60209 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-7203CVE-2007-1353CVE-2007-2453CVE-2007-2525
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