Slackware 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / current : udev (SSA:2009-111-01)

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Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New udev packages are available for Slackware 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1,
12.2, and -current to fix security issues. The udev packages in
Slackware 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current contained a local
root hole vulnerability:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1185 The udev
packages in Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current had an integer
overflow which could result in a denial of service:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1186 Note that
udev is only used with 2.6 kernels, which are not used by default with
Slackware 10.2 and 11.0.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?42006a3b

Solution :

Update the affected udev package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36186 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34536

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1185
CVE-2009-1186