SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7133)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel update contains several bug
fixes and fixes for the following security issues :

- the stack of a process could grow into other mapped
areas, therefore overwriting memory instead of
terminating the process. (CVE-2010-2240)

- specially crafted requests could crash an NFSv4 server.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7133.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49873 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2240

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