Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.29.6-217.2.8.fc11 (2009-8684)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fix oops in clock_nanosleep syscall which allows an ordinary user to
cause a null ptr dereference in the kernel. CVE-2009-2767. Fixes
BUG_ON() in the intel gem page fault code breaking GNOME Shell.

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=515867
http://www.nessus.org/u?e253f3e1

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:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40629 (fedora_2009-8684.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35647
35724
35850
35851
36038

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2767

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