Fedora Core 2 : kernel-2.6.10-1.9_FC2 (2005-026)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

- CVE-2005-0001

Paul Starzetz from isec.pl found an exploitable hole in
the x86 SMP page fault handler which could lead to
privilege escalation.
http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0022-pagefault.t
xt

This update additionally fixes a random memory corruption issue
present in the previous update, and in addition updates to the latest
-ac collection of patches. A full changelog of the update vs the
previous -ac8 based release is available at
http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/1/13/219

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://lkml.org/lkml/2005/1/13/219
http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0022-pagefault.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?212e4eff

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16167 (fedora_2005-026.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0001
CVE-2005-3624
CVE-2005-3625
CVE-2005-3626
CVE-2005-3627

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