Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2006:124)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23875
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA race condition in the Linux kernel 18.104.22.168 and earlier allows local users to obtain root privileges due to a race condition in the /proc filesystem.
The provided packages are patched to fix these vulnerabilities. All users are encouraged to upgrade to these updated kernels immediately and reboot to effect the fixes.
To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at :
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.