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Family: Fedora Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

Fedora Core 3 2005-392: kernel Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kernel package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-392 (kernel).

The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of
Linux operating system. The kernel handles the basic functions
of the operating system: memory allocation, process allocation, device
input and output, etc.

* Tue May 17 2005 Dave Jones
- Remove the unused (and outdated) Xen patches from the FC3 tree.

* Mon May 16 2005 Dave Jones
- Rebase to, (fixing CVE-2005-1264)

* Thu May 12 2005 Dave Jones
- Rebase to, (fixing CVE-2005-1263)

* Tue May 10 2005 Dave Jones
- Fix two bugs in x86-64 page fault handler.

* Mon May 9 2005 Dave Jones
- Rebase to
| Fixes CVE-2005-1368 (local DoS in key lookup). (#156680)
| Fixes CVE-2005-1369 (i2c alarms sysfs DoS). (#156683)
- Merge IDE fixes from 2.6.11-ac7
- Add Conflicts for older IPW firmwares.
- Fix conntrack leak with raw sockets.

* Sun May 1 2005 Dave Jones
- Various firewire fixes backported from -mm. (#133798)
(Thanks to Jody McIntyre for doing this)

* Fri Apr 29 2005 Dave Jones
- fix oops in aacraid open when using adaptec tools. (#148761)
- Blacklist another brainless SCSI scanner. (#155457)

* Thu Apr 21 2005 Dave Jones
- Fix up SCSI queue locking. (#155472)

* Tue Apr 19 2005 Dave Jones
- SCSI tape security: require CAP_ADMIN for SG_IO etc. (#155355)

* Mon Apr 18 2005 Dave Jones
- Retry more aggressively during USB device initialization

* Thu Apr 14 2005 Dave Jones
- Build DRM modular. (#154769)

* Fri Apr 8 2005 Dave Jones
- Disable Longhaul driver (again).

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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