Fedora Core 2 : kernel-2.6.6-1.435.2.3 (2004-205)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

During an audit of the Linux kernel, SUSE discovered a flaw in the
Linux kernel that inappropriately allows an unprivileged user to
change the group ID of a file to his/her own group ID. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2004-0497 to this issue.

All Fedora Core 2 users are advised to upgrade their kernels to the
packages associated with their machine architectures and
configurations as listed in this erratum.

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?d5401ab9

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13736 (fedora_2004-205.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0497

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