Fedora 10 : kernel-2.6.27.29-170.2.79.fc10 (2009-8647)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fix sock_sendpage NULL pointer dereference. CVE-2009-2692.

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=516949
http://www.nessus.org/u?eefe849c

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 : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40605 (fedora_2009-8647.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36038

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2692

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