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MDKSA-2005:022: 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 MDKSA-2005:022 (kernel).
A number of vulnerabilities are fixed in the 2.4 and 2.6 kernels with this
To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at:
PLEASE NOTE: Mandrakelinux 10.0 users will need to upgrade to the latest
module-init-tools package prior to upgrading their kernel. Likewise, MNF8.2
users will need to upgrade to the latest modutils package prior to upgrading
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:022
Threat Level: High
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