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kernel Several vulnerabilities ESA-20040621-005



[ESA-20040621-005] 'kernel' Several vulnerabilities

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| Guardian Digital Security Advisory                       June 21, 2004 |
| http://www.guardiandigital.com                        ESA-20040621-005 | 
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| Package: kernel                                                        |
| Summary: Several vulnerabilities.                                      |
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  EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
  to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
  and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.

OVERVIEW
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  This update fixes several security vulnerabilities in the Linux Kernel
  shipped with EnGarde Secure Linux, most notably the "fsave/frstor"
  vulnerability (CAN-2004-0554) and an information leak in the e1000
  driver (CAN-2004-0535).

  Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:

    EnGarde Secure Community 2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5

  It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.

SOLUTION
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  Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
  affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
  Digital WebTool.

  To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:

    https://www.guardiandigital.com/account/ 

REFERENCES
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  Guardian Digital's public key:
    http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/ENGARDE-GPG-KEY 

  Official Web Site of the Linux Kernel:
    http://www.kernel.org/ 

  Guardian Digital Advisories:
    http://infocenter.guardiandigital.com/advisories/ 

  Security Contact: security@guardiandigital.com 

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Author: Ryan W. Maple  
Copyright 2004, Guardian Digital, Inc.

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