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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0132

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0132.

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

This is the third regular kernel update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update includes a number of new features, updated device drivers,
bug fixes, as well as the following security bug fix:

- - dm-crypt did not clear a structure before freeing it, which could allow
local users to discover information about cryptographic keys (CVE-2006-0095)

All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 users are advised to upgrade their
kernels to the packages associated with their machine architectures
and configurations as listed in this erratum.

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

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 16301
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-0095
Debian Security Information: DSA-1017 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:028 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: kernel-dmcrypt-information-disclosure(24189)
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