Fedora Core 4 : kernel-2.6.12-1.1447_FC4 (2005-820)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19722


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Fri Aug 26 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.12-1.1447_FC4]

- Better identify local builds. (#159696)

- Fix disk/net dump & netconsole. (#152586)

- Fix up sleeping in invalid context in sym2 driver.

- Fix 'semaphore is not ready' error in snd-intel8x0m.

- Restore hwclock functionality on some systems.

- Merge patches proposed for

- Fix typo in ALPS driver.

- Fix 'No sense' error with Transcend USB key. (#162559)

- Fix up ide-scsi check for medium not present.

- powernow-k8 driver update from 2.6.13rc7.

- Tue Aug 23 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.12-1.1435_FC4]

- Work around AMD x86-64 errata 122.

- Tue Aug 23 2005 Rik van Riel <riel at redhat.com>

- upgrade to today's Xen snapshot

- Mon Aug 22 2005 Rik van Riel <riel at redhat.com>

- make sure that the vsyscall-note is linked in so the right glibc is used

- Sun Aug 21 2005 Rik van Riel <riel at redhat.com>

- fix the Xen vsyscall problem

- Thu Aug 18 2005 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at redhat.com>

- Don't probe 8250 ports on ppc32 unless they're in the device tree

- Enable ISDN, 8250 console, i8042 keyboard controller on ppc32

- Audit updates from git tree

- Wed Aug 17 2005 Rik van Riel <riel at redhat.com>

- temporarily disable the vsyscall page for Xen

- Tue Aug 16 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Restrict ipsec socket policy loading to CAP_NET_ADMIN.

- Mon Aug 15 2005 Rik van Riel <riel at redhat.com>

- upgrade Xen to a newer version

- Mon Aug 15 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>


- Fix module_verify_elf check that rejected valid .ko files. (#165528)

- Thu Aug 11 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Audit speedup in syscall path.

- Update to a newer ACPI drop.

- Fri Aug 5 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.12-1.1420_FC4]

- update to final patchset.

- ACPI update to 20050729.

- Disable experimental ACPI HOTKEY driver. (#163355)

[plus 15 lines in the Changelog]

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19722

File Name: fedora_2005-820.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/09/17

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: 2005/08/28

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2005-820