Fedora 8 : kernel- (2008-3873)

high Nessus Plugin ID 32335
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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.

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Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32335

File Name: fedora_2008-3873.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/16/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2008

Reference Information

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

BID: 29003, 29076

FEDORA: 2008-3873

CWE: 94, 362, 399