Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

- a flaw in the signal handling on PowerPC-based systems
that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service
(floating point corruption). (CVE-2007-3107, Moderate).

In addition to the security issue described above, a fix for the
following has been included :

- a bug that can lead to data corruption with ServerWorks
IDE controllers.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7ea6b4f7

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: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60222 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3107