SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7137)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59151
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThis SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel update contains several bug fixes and fixes for the following security issues :
- the stack of a process could grow into other mapped areas, therefore overwriting memory instead of terminating the process. (CVE-2010-2240)
- specially crafted requests could crash an NFSv4 server.
SolutionApply ZYPP patch number 7137.