Fedora 9 : kernel-2.6.27.25-78.2.56.fc9 (2009-6846)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to linux kernel 2.6.27.25:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.25

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-2.6.27.25
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502981
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504726
http://www.nessus.org/u?37147158

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: 39510 (fedora_2009-6846.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29747
31792
32676
33113
35185
35281

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

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