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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58893
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0169
Summary:Redhat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0169
Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0169.

The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system.

These new kernel packages contain fixes for the following security issues:

* a flaw in the IPv6 socket option handling that allowed a local user to
read arbitrary kernel memory (CVE-2007-1000, Important).

* a flaw in the IPv6 socket option handling that allowed a local user to
cause a denial of service (CVE-2007-1388, Important).

* a flaw in the utrace support that allowed a local user to cause a denial
of service (CVE-2007-0771, Important).

In addition to the security issues described above, a fix for a memory leak
in the audit subsystem and a fix for a data corruption bug on s390 systems
have been included.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 users are advised to upgrade to these erratum
packages, which are not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0169.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-0771
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0169.html
BugTraq ID: 23720
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23720
http://osvdb.org/35927
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9447
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017979
http://secunia.com/advisories/25080
XForce ISS Database: kernel-utracesupport-dos(34128)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/34128
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1000
Bugtraq: 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
http://www.wslabi.com/wabisabilabi/initPublishedBid.do?
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2787
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2788
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:078
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:029 (Google Search)
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-May/0001.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#920689
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/920689
BugTraq ID: 22904
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22904
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10015
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0907
http://www.osvdb.org/33025
http://secunia.com/advisories/24518
http://secunia.com/advisories/24777
http://secunia.com/advisories/24901
http://secunia.com/advisories/25099
http://secunia.com/advisories/25691
http://secunia.com/advisories/24493
http://secunia.com/advisories/26133
http://secunia.com/advisories/26139
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1388
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8155
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-464-1
BugTraq ID: 23142
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23142
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11509
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1122
http://secunia.com/advisories/25392
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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