Fedora 7 : kernel-2.6.23.15-80.fc7 (2008-1422)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to Linux kernel 2.6.23.15:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.15 Fix
vmsplice local root vulnerability: CVE-2008-0009: Fixed by update to
2.6.23.15. CVE-2008-0010: Fixed by update to 2.6.23.15. CVE-2008-0600:
Extra fix from upstream applied. Fix memory leak in netlabel code
(#352281) Autoload the Dell dcdbas driver like in F8 (#326041) Work
around broken Seagate LBA48 disks. (F8#429364) Fix futex oops on
uniprocessor machine. (F8#429412) Add support for new Macbook
touchpads. (F8#426574) Fix the initio driver broken in 2.6.23.
(F8#390531) Fix segfaults from using vdso=2. (F8#427641) FireWire
updates, fixing multiple problems. ACPI: fix multiple problems with
brightness controls (F8#427518) Wireless driver updates from upstream.

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-2.6.23.15
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=326041
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=352281
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432283
http://www.nessus.org/u?63ab6d2d

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31029 (fedora_2008-1422.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0009
CVE-2008-0010
CVE-2008-0600

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