SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7137)

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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.
(CVE-2010-2521)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2240.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2521.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7137.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59151 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2240
CVE-2010-2521

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