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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.54292
Category:Trustix Local Security Checks
Title:Trustix Security Advisory TSLSA-2004-0035 (kernel)
Summary:Trustix Security Advisory TSLSA-2004-0035 (kernel)
Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory TSLSA-2004-0035.

During checks of the Linux 2.6 source using an automated tool called sparse,
several issues were discovered. Some of these were discovered to also
apply to the 2.4 series of the Linux kernel. See CVE-2004-0495 at
http://cve.mitre.org/ for more information on this issue.

The patches used were provided by Alexander Viro and fix issues in the
following drivers: aironet, asus_acpi, decnet, mpu401, msnd, and pss.


Solution:
Update your system with the packages as indicated in
the referenced security advisory.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=TSLSA-2004-0035

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 10566
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0495
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLA-2004:845
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000845
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLA-2004:846
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000846
http://lwn.net/Articles/91155/
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200407-02.xml
http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2004:066
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-255.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-260.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2004:020 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_20_kernel.html
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2961
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10155
XForce ISS Database: linux-drivers-gain-privileges(16449)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16449
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10566
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