Fedora Core 6 : kernel- (2007-712)

High Nessus Plugin ID 26116


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


Update to official Linux (previously

Update to Linux

- USB: three trivial fixes

- futex: fix compat list traversal

- Restore ofpath functionality (IDE_PROC_FS=y)(#289931)

- add option to disable DMA on libata PATA devices (libata.pata_dma, see kernel-parameters.txt)

- fix DMA on ATAPI devices with it821x

- fix cable detection on pata_via

- fix vmware's broken SCSI device emulation

- fix init of huawei 220 modem

- LVM: fix hang and lockups during snapshot (#269541)

- net: fix oops with zero-length packet (#253290)

- CFS scheduler updates

- utrace update (#248532, #267161, #284311)

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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 26116

File Name: fedora_2007-712.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/09/25

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-PAE, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-PAE-debug, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-PAE-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-PAE-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-PAE-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-PAE-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-debuginfo-common, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-headers, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4573

FEDORA: 2007-712

CWE: 264