Fedora Core 1 : kernel-2.4.22-1.2140.nptl (2003-047)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Various RTC drivers had the potential to leak small amounts of kernel
memory to userspace through IOCTL's.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2003-0984 to this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?07bc9e7f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13670 (fedora_2003-047.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0984

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