openSUSE Security Update : kernel (kernel-1415)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The openSUSE 11.1 Kernel was updated to fixing various bugs
and security issues.

Following security issues were fixed: CVE-2009-2909: Unsigned check in
the ax25 socket handler could allow local attackers to potentially
crash the kernel or even execute code.

CVE-2009-3002: Fixed various sockethandler getname leaks, which could
disclose memory previously used by the kernel or other userland
processes to the local attacker.

CVE-2009-2910: A information leakage with upper 32bit register values
on x86_64 systems was fixed.

Various KVM stability and security fixes have also been added.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42334 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2909

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