Slackware 12.0 / current : kernel exploit fix (SSA:2008-042-01)

High Nessus Plugin ID 31027

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 12.0, and -current to fix a local root exploit.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?464b58b9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31027

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2008-042-01.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 2008/02/12

Updated: 2016/12/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-source, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/11

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0010, CVE-2008-0163, CVE-2008-0600

SSA: 2008-042-01

CWE: 20, 59, 94