Fedora 2005-025 Security Check

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801565

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a security update.

Description

- CVE-2005-0001

Paul Starzetz from isec.pl found an exploitable hole in
the x86 SMP page fault handler which could lead to
privilege escalation.
http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0022-pagefault.t
xt

This update additionally fixes a random memory corruption issue
present in the previous update, and in addition updates to the latest
-ac collection of patches.

Solution

Update the affected package(s).

See Also

http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/1/13/219

http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0022-pagefault.txt

http://www.nessus.org/u?157e3afe

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801565

File Name: 801565.prm

Family: Generic

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0001, CVE-2005-3624, CVE-2005-3625, CVE-2005-3626, CVE-2005-3627