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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55118
Category:Conectiva Local Security Checks
Title:Conectiva Security Advisory CLSA-2005:999
Summary:Conectiva Security Advisory CLSA-2005:999
Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory CLSA-2005:999.

The Linux kernel is responsible for handling the basic functions of the GNU/Linux operating system.

This update addresses the following issues:

- madwifi[1] and ndiswrapper kernel modules were not working properly


- CVE-2005-1263[2]: ELF core dump privilege elevation


- CVE-2005-1264[3]: root hole in raw device.

The base kernel version upon which this package is based has been updated to 2.6.11.12.Solution:
The apt tool can be used to perform RPM package upgrades
by running 'apt-get update' followed by 'apt-get upgrade'

http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/index.php?id=a&anuncio=000999
http://bugzilla.conectiva.com.br/show_bug.cgi?id=13743

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1263
Bugtraq: 20050511 Linux kernel ELF core dump privilege elevation (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/397966
http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0023-coredump.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/428028/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/428058/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-472.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-529.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-551.html
SGI Security Advisory: 20060402-01-U
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060402-01-U
BugTraq ID: 13589
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13589
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10909
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0524
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1122
http://secunia.com/advisories/19185
http://secunia.com/advisories/19607
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1264
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=111630512512222
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2005-q2/0045.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2005-q2/0046.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-420.html
BugTraq ID: 13651
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13651
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10264
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0557
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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