Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.29.6-217.2.3.fc11 (2009-8144)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fix security bugs: CVE-2009-1895 CVE-2009-2406 CVE-2009-2407 Add -fno-
delete-null-pointer-checks gcc compile flag to protect against issues
similar to CVE-2009-1897. Fix virtio_blk driver bug (reported against
Fedora 10.) iwl3945 wireless driver rfkill fixes. Fix DPMS on some
nVidia adapters when using the nouveau driver.

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=511171
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512861
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512885
http://www.nessus.org/u?24db4f82

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40481 (fedora_2009-8144.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35647
35850
35851

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1895
CVE-2009-2406
CVE-2009-2407

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