The system is missing one or more SuSE security patches. A severe problem was found in the kernel for the AMD64 platform, which allows a local user to easily gain root privileges or crash the machine. This problem is AMD64 and Linux kernel 2.4 specific. Other platforms are not affected. This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CAN-2004-1144. It was reported and fixed by Petr Vandrovec.