Fedora Core 5 : kernel-2.6.19-1.2288.2.1.fc5 (2007-277)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated to kernel 2.6.19.5-rc1 plus additional fixes :

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.19.4

2.6.19.5-rc1: 4 V4L fixes 3 usbaudio fixes 3 wireless driver fixes 2
IDE driver cable detection fixes NFS bugfix various other fixes

CVE-2007-0772: Summary: The Linux kernel before 2.6.20.1 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (oops) via a crafted NFSACL 2
ACCESS request that triggers a free of an incorrect pointer.

CVE-2006-5753: Summary: Unspecified vulnerability in the listxattr
system call in Linux kernel, when a 'bad inode' is present, allows
local users to cause a denial of service (data corruption) and
possibly gain privileges via unknown vectors.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.19.4
http://www.nessus.org/u?491f7f5c

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24766 (fedora_2007-277.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5753
CVE-2007-0772

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