Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL3.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 ISDN CAPI subsystem that allowed a remote
user to cause a denial of service or potential privilege
escalation. (CVE-2007-1217, Moderate)

- a flaw in the Bluetooth subsystem that allowed a local
user to trigger an information leak. (CVE-2007-1353,
Low)

In addition to the security issues described above, fixes for the
following have been included :

- a race condition in the e1000 network driver that could
cause ESB2 systems to be started without the RX unit
being turned on.

- a related e1000 bug on ESB2 systems that could cause
rlogin to fail.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0273f279

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60241 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1217
CVE-2007-1353