SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7116)
High Nessus Plugin ID 59150
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThis SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel update fixes lots of bugs and one security issue :
- The nfswaiton_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in the Linux kernel allows attackers to cause a denial of service (Oops) via unknown vectors related to truncating a file and an operation that is not interruptible.
SolutionApply ZYPP patch number 7116.