Fedora 2004-205 Security Check

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801555

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a security update.

Description

During an audit of the Linux kernel, SUSE discovered a flaw in the
Linux kernel that inappropriately allows an unprivileged user to
change the group ID of a file to his/her own group ID. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2004-0497 to this issue.

All Fedora Core 2 users are advised to upgrade their kernels to the
packages associated with their machine architectures and
configurations as listed in this erratum.

Solution

Update the affected package(s).

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9bb21c8a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801555

File Name: 801555.prm

Family: Generic

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0497