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DESA-2006-004: kernel-image-2.4.27-i386

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Debian-Edu/Skolelinux Security Advisory DESA 2006-004
http://www.skolelinux.no/security/                      Morten Werner Olsen
April 23rd, 2006                debian-edu-security@lists.alioth.debian.org
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Package             : kernel-image-2.4.27-i386
Vulnerability       : several vulnerabilities
Problem-Type        : local
Need reboot         : yes
Debian-Edu-specific : no
CVE ID              : CVE-2005-0756 CVE-2005-0757 CVE-2005-1762
                      CVE-2005-1767 CVE-2005-1768 CVE-2005-2456
                      CVE-2005-2458 CVE-2005-2459 CVE-2005-2553
                      CVE-2005-2801 CVE-2005-2872 CVE-2005-3275
                      CVE-2004-0887 CVE-2004-1058 CVE-2004-2607
                      CVE-2005-0449 CVE-2005-1761 CVE-2005-2457
                      CVE-2005-2555 CVE-2005-2709 CVE-2005-2973
                      CVE-2005-3257 CVE-2005-3783 CVE-2005-3806
                      CVE-2005-3848 CVE-2005-3857 CVE-2005-3858
DSA ID              : DSA-921 DSA-1018

Several security vulnerability has been found in the Linux kernel. If
you want the details, please take a look at the two latest DSA's from


We recommend that you upgrade your kernel packages to the new 2.4.27
version built for Debian.

Upgrade Instructions
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Make sure 'deb ftp://ftp.skolelinux.no/skolelinux/ woody local' is
present in your /etc/apt/sources.list and run 'apt-get update' to
update your package lists.

Find which flavour of the kernel you are running with the command
'uname -r' (examples: 386, 586tsc, 686, 686-smp, k6, k7, k7-smp).

To upgrade, run this command replacing <flavour> with yours:

  apt-get install kernel-image-2.4.27-3-<flavour>

If you are unfamiliar with kernel upgrades, please visit our
mini-HOWTO on this subject:


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For apt-get: deb ftp://ftp.skolelinux.no/skolelinux/ woody local

Mailing lists: bruker@skolelinux.no, debian-edu@lists.debian.org,
               linuxiskolen@skolelinux.no, user@skolelinux.de,
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>'

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