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EnGarde Secure Linux Advisory: kernel

Jun 21, 2004, 18:59 (0 Talkback[s])

Guardian Digital Security Advisory June 21, 2004
http://www.guardiandigital.com ESA-20040621-005

Package: kernel
Summary: Several vulnerabilities.

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.


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.


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:



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Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2004, Guardian Digital, Inc.