Fedora 12 : kernel-2.6.31.6-166.fc12 (2009-13039)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2009-4131: EXT4 - fix insufficient permission checking which could
result in arbitrary data corruption by a local unprivileged user.

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=544471
http://www.nessus.org/u?bb6d4edf

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 : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43103 (fedora_2009-13039.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37277

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4131

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