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MDKSA-2006:087: 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-2006:087 (kernel).
Memory corruption can be triggered remotely when the ip_nat_snmp_basic
module is loaded and traffic on port 161 or 162 is NATed.
The provided packages are patched to fix this vulnerability. Users
who may be running netfilter on important servers are encouraged to
upgrade to these updated kernels.
To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at:
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:087
Threat Level: High
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