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SSA-2003-168-01 2.4.21 kernels available Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2003-168-01 2.4.21 kernels available
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Precompiled Linux 2.4.21 kernels and source packages are now available for
Slackware 9.0 and -current. These provide an improved version of the
ptrace fix that had been applied to 2.4.20 in Slackware 9.0 (for example,
command line options now appear correctly when root does 'ps ax'), and
fix a potential denial of service problem with netfilter.
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.