Fedora 7 : kernel- (2008-0742)

High Nessus Plugin ID 30156


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to Linux kernel
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog- CVE-2008-0001: Use access mode instead of open flags to determine needed permissions. Additional fixes: Enable CONFIG_NL80211. Wireless driver 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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 30156

File Name: fedora_2008-0742.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/02/05

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/02

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2008-0742