Fedora Core 4 : kernel-2.6.12-1.1456_FC4 (2005-906)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19869


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Thu Sep 22 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.12-1.1456_FC4]

- Disable crash driver on Xen kernels.

- Wed Sep 14 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.12-1.1455_FC4]

- Fixes for CVE-2005-2490 and CVE-2005-2492

- Thu Sep 8 2005 Rik van Riel <riel at redhat.com>

- upgrade to a newer Xen snapshot

- exclude Xen TPM bits, since those conflict with

- enable highmem for Xen kernels (#162226)

- add workaround for glibc bug on VDSO note parsing (Roland) (#166984)

- Mon Sep 5 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Fix aic7xxx issue with >4GB. (#167049)

- Fri Sep 2 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Various post 2.6.13 ACPI updates. (20050902)

- Mon Aug 29 2005 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>

- Fix local builds when '-' is in the hostname.

- Update ALPS driver to 2.6.13 level.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19869

File Name: fedora_2005-906.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/10/05

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: 2005/09/22

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2005-906