Fedora Core 3 : kernel-2.6.10-1.737_FC3 (2005-013)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update rebases the kernel to match the upstream 2.6.10 release,
and adds a number of security fixes by means of adding the latest -ac
patch.

CVE-2004-1235 Paul Starzetz from isec.pl found a problem in the binary
format loaders uselib() function that could lead to potential
priveledge escalation.
http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0021-uselib.txt

NO-CAN-ASSIGNED Brad Spengler found several problems.

- An integer overflow in the random poolsize sysctl
handler.

- SCSI ioctl integer overflow and information leak.

- RLIMIT_MEMLOCK bypass and unprivileged user DoS.

NO-CAN-ASSIGNED Coverity Inc. found a number of bugs with their
automated source checker in coda, xfs, network bridging, rose network
protocol, and the sdla wan driver. http://linuxbugs.coverity.com

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://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0021-uselib.txt
http://linuxbugs.coverity.com
http://www.nessus.org/u?8eaa2334

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16133 (fedora_2005-013.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1235

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