Fedora Core 4 : kernel-2.6.12-1.1387_FC4 (2005-510)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18604


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Wed Jun 29 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>


- Mon Jun 27 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Disable multipath caches. (#161168)

- Reenable AMD756 I2C driver for x86-64. (#159609)

- Add more IBM r40e BIOS's to the C2/C3 blacklist.

- Thu Jun 23 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Make orinoco driver suck less.
(Scanning/roaming/ethtool support).

- Exec-shield randomisation fix.

- pwc driver warning fix.

- Prevent potential oops in tux with symlinks. (#160219)

- Wed Jun 22 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>


- Clean up subthread exec (CVE-2005-1913)

- ia64 ptrace + sigrestore_context (CVE-2005-1761)

- Wed Jun 22 2005 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at redhat.com>

- Update audit support

- Mon Jun 20 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Rebase to 2.6.12

- Temporarily drop Alans IDE fixes whilst they get redone.

- Enable userspace queueing of ipv6 packets.

- Tue Jun 7 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Drop recent b44 changes which broke some setups.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18604

File Name: fedora_2005-510.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/07/05

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-smp, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-smp-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-xen0, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-xen0-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-xenU, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-xenU-devel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/07/01

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2005-510