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Linux Kernel Local Vulnerabilities

Filed under
Security

FrSIRT Advisory : FrSIRT/ADV-2005-1701
CVE Reference : CAN-2005-2490 - CAN-2005-2492
Rated as : Moderate Risk
Remotely Exploitable : No
Locally Exploitable : Yes
Release Date : 2005-09-11

* Technical Description *

Two vulnerabilities were identified in Linux Kernel, which could be exploited by local attackers to obtain elevated privileges, cause a denial of service, or disclose sensitive information.

* Affected Products *

Linux Kernel versions prior to 2.6.13.1

* Solution *

Upgrade to Linux Kernel version 2.6.13.1 :
http://www.kernel.org/

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