Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : kernel (SSA:2016-305-01) (Dirty COW)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and
-current to fix a security issue.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8222f38f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

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: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94438 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5195

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