Fedora 7 : kernel- (2008-1422)

High Nessus Plugin ID 31029


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to Linux kernel
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog- Fix vmsplice local root vulnerability: CVE-2008-0009: Fixed by update to CVE-2008-0010: Fixed by update to CVE-2008-0600:
Extra fix from upstream applied. Fix memory leak in netlabel code (#352281) Autoload the Dell dcdbas driver like in F8 (#326041) Work around broken Seagate LBA48 disks. (F8#429364) Fix futex oops on uniprocessor machine. (F8#429412) Add support for new Macbook touchpads. (F8#426574) Fix the initio driver broken in 2.6.23.
(F8#390531) Fix segfaults from using vdso=2. (F8#427641) FireWire updates, fixing multiple problems. ACPI: fix multiple problems with brightness controls (F8#427518) Wireless driver updates from upstream.

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Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31029

File Name: fedora_2008-1422.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/02/12

Modified: 2016/12/08

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, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/11

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0009, CVE-2008-0010, CVE-2008-0600

FEDORA: 2008-1422

CWE: 20, 94