Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2006:087)

high Nessus Plugin ID 21598
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Synopsis

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Memory corruption can be triggered remotely when the ip_nat_snmp_basic module is loaded and traffic on port 161 or 162 is NATed.

The provided packages are patched to fix this vulnerability. Users who may be running netfilter on important servers are encouraged to upgrade to these updated kernels.

To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at :

http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21598

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-087.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 5/27/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-2.6.12.22mdk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-BOOT-2.6.12.22mdk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-i586-up-1GB-2.6.12.22mdk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-i686-up-4GB-2.6.12.22mdk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-smp-2.6.12.22mdk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-source-2.6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-source-stripped-2.6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-xbox-2.6.12.22mdk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-xen0-2.6.12.22mdk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-xenU-2.6.12.22mdk, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2444

BID: 18081

MDKSA: 2006:087