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The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SuSE-SA:2004:017 (kernel).
The Linux kernel is vulnerable to a local denial-of-service attack.
By using a C program it is possible to trigger a floating point
exception that puts the kernel into an unusable state.
To execute this attack a malicious user needs shell access to the
The severity of this bug is considered low because local denial-of-
service attacks are hard to prevent in general.
Additionally the bug is limited to x86 and x86_64 architecture.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1