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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0671

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0671.

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 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)

In addition to the security issues described above, fixes for the following
have been included:

* a race condition in the e1000 network driver that could cause ESB2
systems to be started without the RX unit being turned on.

* a related e1000 bug on ESB2 systems that could cause rlogin to fail.

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

Note: The kernel-unsupported package contains various drivers and modules
that are unsupported and therefore might contain security problems that
have not been addressed.

All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 users are advised to upgrade their kernels
to the packages associated with their machine architecture 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 : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1217
BugTraq ID: 23333
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1353
BugTraq ID: 23594
Debian Security Information: DSA-1356 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1503 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1504 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0376
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0488
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:035 (Google Search)
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