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

High Nessus Plugin ID 21598


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


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 :


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21598

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-087.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/27

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-BOOT-, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-i586-up-1GB-, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-i686-up-4GB-, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-smp-, 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-, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-xen0-, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-xenU-, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2444

BID: 18081

MDKSA: 2006:087