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RHSA-2006-0575: kernel Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kernel packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated kernel packages are now available as part of ongoing support
and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system.
This is the fourth regular update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
There were several bug fixes in various parts of the kernel. The ongoing
effort to resolve these problems has resulted in a marked improvement
in the reliability and scalability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0575.html
Threat Level: High
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