Fedora Core 4 : kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4 (2006-102)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20872


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a remotely exploitable denial of service attack in the icmp networking code (CVE-2006-0454). An information leak has also been fixed (CVE-2006-0095), and some debugging patches that had accidentally been left applied in the previous update have been removed, restoring the functionality of the 'quiet' argument.

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: Medium

ID: 20872

File Name: fedora_2006-102.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2006/02/10

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

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, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0095, CVE-2006-0454

FEDORA: 2006-102