Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2007:232)
High Nessus Plugin ID 36221
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSome vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel :
The minix filesystem code allows local users to cause a denial of service (hang) via a malformed minix file stream (CVE-2006-6058).
An integer underflow in the Linux kernel prior to 2.6.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SKB length value in a runt IEEE 802.11 frame when the IEEE80211_STYPE_QOS_DATA flag is set (CVE-2007-4997).
To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at :
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.