Fedora 8 : kernel- (2008-3873)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32335


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to Linux kernel verion,
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog- http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog- Security fixes: CVE-2008-1375 ( - dnotify/close race CVE-2008-1675 (

- tehuti driver permissions and register size check issues CVE-2008-1669 ( - SMP ordering hole in fcntl_setlk() Wireless driver bug fixes. Fix access permissions on /proc/kcore (#241362) Re-enable machine check exception handler.

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: 32335

File Name: fedora_2008-3873.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/05/16

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1375, CVE-2008-1669, CVE-2008-1675

BID: 29003, 29076

FEDORA: 2008-3873

CWE: 94, 362, 399