SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 7954 / 7959 / 7960)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 2 kernel was respun with the
3.0.80 update to fix a severe compatibility problem with kernel module
packages (KMPs) like e.g. drbd.

An incompatible ABI change could lead to those modules not correctly
working or crashing on loading and is fixed by this update.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=825657

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7954 / 7959 / 7960 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67196 ()

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