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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0673

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0673.

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

These new kernel packages contain fixes for the security issues described

* a flaw in IPV6 flow label handling that allowed a local user to
cause a denial of service (crash). (CVE-2007-1592, Important)

* a flaw in the ISDN CAPI subsystem that allowed a remote user to cause a
denial of service or potential privilege escalation. (CVE-2007-1217, Moderate)

* a flaw in the Bluetooth subsystem that allowed a local user to trigger an
information leak. (CVE-2007-1353, Low)

* a flaw in the supported filesystems that allowed a local privileged user
to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2006-6054, Low)

Red Hat would like to thank Ilja van Sprundel for reporting an issue fixed
in this erratum.

All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 users are advised to upgrade their kernels
to these updated packages, which contain backported fixes to correct these

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 : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-6054
Bugtraq: 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1503 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1504 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0014
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0436
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:079 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: kernel-ext2-filesystem-dos(30201)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1217
BugTraq ID: 23333
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1592
BugTraq ID: 23104
Debian Security Information: DSA-1286 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1304 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHBA-2007-0304
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:029 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:030 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:035 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:043 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: kernel-tcpv6synrecvsoc-dos(33176)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1353
BugTraq ID: 23594
Debian Security Information: DSA-1356 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0376
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0488
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