SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 6460)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update fixes a single critical security issues in the SUSE Linux
Enterprise 10 SP 2 kernel.

- A missing check in the MSG_PROBE handling can be used to
execute privileges to root. (CVE-2009-2698)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2698.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6460.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59139 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2698

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