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File Name: sl_20091215_kernel_on_SL5_x.nasl
Risk Factor: Medium
Risk Factor: High
Base Score: 7.8
Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list
Patch Publication Date: 12/15/2009
Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2009