Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.29.5-191.fc11 (2009-6768)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to kernel 2.6.29.5:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.29.5
Includes DRM modesetting bug fixes. Adds driver for VIA SD/MMC
controllers and full support for the Nano processor in 64-bit mode.

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-2.6.29.5
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502981
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504726
http://www.nessus.org/u?7497f8ec

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 : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39506 (fedora_2009-6768.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35185
35281

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1385
CVE-2009-1389

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