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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
cpuspeed was moved to the security errata from the fastbugs errata
because the latest kernel security update depends on it.
This package adds the following enhancements :
- Userspace needed to support the loading of the new
Powernow-k8 module that has changed from being built in.
By rectifying this bug, Userspace now loads the new
- The cpuspeed init script needed to support loading the
speedstep-centrino module if all other module loads had
failed. This fallback for Intel hardware is now included
with this updated package.
See also :
Update the affected cpuspeed package.
Risk factor :
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
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