Fedora Core 4 : kernel-2.6.17-1.2142_FC4 (2006-801)
High Nessus Plugin ID 24144
SynopsisThe remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
DescriptionRebase to latest upstream 126.96.36.199 -stable release, which fixes a security issue which could result in local priveledge escalation.
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In addition, an optimisation was performed to use significantly less memory for several heavily used kernel data structures.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.