Fedora 8 : kernel-2.6.23.14-107.fc8 (2008-0748)

low Nessus Plugin ID 30072
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to Linux kernel 2.6.23.14:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.14

CVE-2008-0001: Use access mode instead of open flags to determine needed permissions.

Additional fixes: Enable CONFIG_NL80211. Wireless driver updates.
Firewire updates. LIRC updates.

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a699c2c

http://www.nessus.org/u?0919ff1e

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 30072

File Name: fedora_2008-0748.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/27/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC: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:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/24/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0001

BID: 27280

FEDORA: 2008-0748