SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 8865 / 8868 / 8875)

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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 updated to fix
a regression introduced by the previous update :

- scsi_dh_alua: Incorrect reference counting in the SCSI
ALUA initialization code lead to system crashes on boot
(bnc#858831). As the update introducing the regression
was marked security, this is also marked security even
though this bug is not security relevant.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=858831

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8865 / 8868 / 8875 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72478 ()

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