SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7116)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel update fixes lots of bugs and
one security issue :

- The nfswaiton_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in
the Linux kernel allows attackers to cause a denial of
service (Oops) via unknown vectors related to truncating
a file and an operation that is not interruptible.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7116.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59150 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1087

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