Fedora 9 : kernel-2.6.25.3-18.fc9 (2008-3949)

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 verion 2.6.25.1, 2.6.25.2, 2.6.25.3:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.1
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.2
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3
Security fixes: CVE-2008-1669 (2.6.25.2) - SMP ordering hole in
fcntl_setlk() CVE-2008-2136 (2.6.25.3) - SIT exploitable remote memory
leak CVE-2008-1375, CVE-2008-1675 were fixed in 2.6.25-12.fc9 and are
available in GA version of kernel package shipped in Fedora 9. Bugs
fixed: CIFS: fix slashes in path names to have proper format (#443681)

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-2.6.25.1
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.2
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=443433
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446031
http://www.nessus.org/u?58153f27

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32346 (fedora_2008-3949.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29076

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1669
CVE-2008-2136

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