Fedora Core 4 : kernel-2.6.15-1.1833_FC4 (2006-131)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update rebases to the latest -stable release (2.6.15.5), which
fixes a number of security problems.

- sys_mbind failed to sanity check its arguments, leading
to a potential local DoS.

- A specially crafted ELF executable could cause Intel
EM64T boxes to crash. (CVE-2006-0741)

- Normal users could panic NFS clients with direct I/O
(CVE-2006-0555)

Further information on 2.6.15.5 changes can be found in the upstream
changelog at
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.15.5

Further Fedora specific changes are detailed below.

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.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.15.5
http://www.nessus.org/u?c0192bc9

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20997 (fedora_2006-131.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0555
CVE-2006-0741

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