Fedora Core 6 : kernel-184.108.40.206-61.fc6 (2007-714)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 26934
SynopsisThe remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdate to Linux 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168:
CVE-2007-4571 The snd_mem_proc_read function in sound/core/memalloc.c in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel before 22.214.171.124 does not return the correct write size, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information (kernel memory contents) via a small count argument, as demonstrated by multiple reads of /proc/driver/snd-page-alloc.
Additional fixes: Revert to the old RTC driver (#265721, #284191) Disable NCQ for additional SATA drives. libata pata_sis: DMA fixes (#202291) libata sata_sil24: IRQ clearing race fixes net driver r8169:
fix hanging (#252955, #292161) qdisc sfq: fix oops with 2 packet queue (#219895) ACPI: disable processor C-states suring suspend ACPI:
silence noisy message
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.