Fedora 7 : kernel- (2007-2298)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27765


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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Update to Linux

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

- libata: fix DMA on ATAPI devices with it821x (#242229)

- libata: fix cable detection on pata_via

- fix vmware's broken SCSI device emulation (#241935)

- fix init of huawei 220 modem (#253096)

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

- net: fix oops with zero-length packet

- USB: three trivial fixes

- futex: fix compat list traversal

- CFS scheduler update

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

- wireless driver update

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: 27765

File Name: fedora_2007-2298.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

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:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4573

FEDORA: 2007-2298

CWE: 264