openSUSE Security Update : kernel (kernel-67)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The openSUSE 11.0 kernel was updated to

It fixes two security problems: CVE-2008-2372: A resource starvation
issue within mmap was fixed, which could have been used by local
attackers to hang the machine.

CVE-2008-2826: A integer overflow in SCTP was fixed, which might have
been used by remote attackers to crash the machine or potentially
execute code.

The update also has lots of other bugfixes that are listed in the RPM

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40007 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2372

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