Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2004:050)
High Nessus Plugin ID 14149
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionBrad Spender discovered an exploitable bug in the cpufreq code in the Linux 2.6 kernel (CVE-2004-0228).
As well, a permissions problem existed on some SCSI drivers; a fix from Olaf Kirch is provided that changes the mode from 0777 to 0600.
This update also provides a 10.0/amd64 kernel with fixes for the previous MDKSA-2004:037 advisory as well as the above-noted fixes.
The provided packages are patched to fix these vulnerabilities. All users are encouraged to upgrade to these updated kernels.
To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at :
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.