Fedora 9 : kernel-2.6.27.24-78.2.53.fc9 (2009-5383)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to kernel 2.6.27.24:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.24
Includes ext4 bug fixes from Fedora 11. Updates the atl2 network
driver to version 2.0.5

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-2.6.27.24
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=494275
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496572
http://www.nessus.org/u?14ef388b

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: 38931 (fedora_2009-5383.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34453
34612

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1439
CVE-2009-1633

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