SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 2568 / 2569 / 2570)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 1 kernel update brings the
Linux kernel to version It also contains a fix for the
following security issue :

- If SCTP is enabled, the sctp_process_unk_param function
in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (system crash) via an
SCTPChunkInit packet containing multiple invalid
parameters that require a large amount of error data.

Additionally, the update fixes various minor bugs as documented in the
kernel RPM package changelog.

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 2568 / 2569 / 2570 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51608 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1173

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